News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 21, 2013

George W. Eddy Jr.


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TERRE HAUTE — George W. Eddy Jr., 82, of Lynnfield, and Naples, Fla., died on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Salem Hospital. Born on Nov. 25, 1930, in Terre Haute, Ind., he was the son of the late George W. Eddy and Beulah B. (Winemiller) Eddy.

Mr. Eddy was a graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute, class of 1946 and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana. He had retired in 1993 from General Electric in Lynn as a manager. He had been a Lynnfield resident since 1958.  He was a member of the Thomson County Club in North Reading and The Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead. Mr. Eddy was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

He was the husband of the late Margaret A. (Moran) Eddy. Mr. Eddy is survived by his daughter, Michelle M. Eddy Ackerman of Melrose; and his grandson, Christopher S. Ackerman of Melrose.

His funeral will be held at McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., in Wakefield, Mass., on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Salem and Grove Sts., Lynnfield, at 10 a.m.  Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.