John Theodore Lunt
March 7, 1941 – June 3, 2018
John Theodore Lunt, a long-time resident of Marblehead, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the age of 77. Born in Westbrook, ME, he was the son of the late Theodore and Hazel (MacFarland) Lunt. John was raised and educated in Maine and was a graduate of Gorham High School. He went on to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston before obtaining his Associate’s Degree in Science from North Shore Community College. John enlisted into the US Army to help fight for our country during the Vietnam War. He served bravely from November of 1963 until his honorable discharge as a Specialist, 4th Grade in November of 1965. Upon his return home from service, John went to work for United Shoe Machinery Corp in Boston. He spent many dedicated years with the company before his love of home renovations and property management led him to owning his own business. John was the owner and proprietor of Olde Town Realty Trust in Marblehead and was still currently working. In his younger days, John had a deep love for the beaches of Marblehead. He enjoyed boating and pulling in lobsters as well as digging for clams and quahogs on Devereux Beach.
John is survived by his three sons: Jason Lunt and his wife, Liza of New Sharon, ME, Jonathan Lunt and his wife, Jennifer of Marblehead, and Matthew Lunt and his wife, Tracy of Peabody. John also leaves his beloved granddaughter, Abigail Lunt of ME as well as his sisters; Dorothy Grenier of ME and Frances Flewelling of ME. He was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Even.
Visiting Hours will be held in Eustis and Cornell of Marblehead, 142 Elm St. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm. A Graveside service with Military Honors will be held in the Veteran Section of Waterside Cemetery in Marblehead on Thursday, June 7th at 11am.
- Visiting Hours Wednesday, June 6, 2018
- Graveside Service Thursday, June 7, 2018
John Theodore Lunt
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June 7, 2018
I am so sorry to hear that your dad passed away. I drove a bus with your dad for many years,we had many good memories and many laughts working together over the years. So sorry he was a great guy lillian
June 5, 2018
I will never forget seeing uncle John at Grammy Lunts and running up the hill every time I would see his car pass to say hello