SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 20, 2014

Albert C. Lunt, 86


Danvers, MA — Albert C. Lunt, 86, devoted husband of the late Gladys (Ginger) M. (Amirault) Lunt, died at home on Thursday evening, January 16, 2014.

Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Julia (Ambrose) Lunt. He attended Salem elementary schools and then St. Mary’s High School in Lynn. He began his career at the United Shoe in Beverly, followed by many years at Texaco as a truck driver.

A devoted husband, he always felt that he had married the nicest lady who ever lived. Together they enjoyed raising their family and seeing the family grow. He and Ginger, as members of the Wenham Country Club, enjoyed playing golf with their many friends.

Mr. Lunt is survived by four children, Patricia A. Pitreau and her husband, Robert, of North Andover, Thomas P. Lunt of Peabody, John M. Lunt and his wife, Marlene, of Salem, and Maryellen Hunt and her husband, Scott, of Lynn; five grandchildren, James Pitreau and his wife, Betsy, Brian Pitreau and his wife, Alonna, Timothy Lunt and his wife, Nicole, Ashley Lunt, and Emily Hunt; and three great-grandchildren, Eliza, Caroline and Garrett.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 21, at 9:15 a.m., from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., corner of North St., Salem, to be followed by a funeral Mass, at 10 a.m., in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 260 North St., Salem. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Monday, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Murphy Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Care Dimensions (formerly Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston), 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923, or St Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For his guest book, or additional information, please call 978-744-0497, or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.