Lynn — Mr. Martin D. Cahill, age 87, formerly of Lynn, died on Friday at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, after a period of declining health. He was the husband of the late Caroline H. (Steckel) Cahill, with whom he had shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Dennis and Mary Cahill. A lifelong Lynn resident, he was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, and later Northeastern University.
Martin served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He worked as a cost accountant for Raytheon in Andover for 35 years, and prior to that, he had worked for General Electric. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Valladolid Council #70, Lynn, and was a communicant of St. Pius V Church in Lynn, as well as the former St. Patrick’s Church in Lynn. He loved to sing and enjoyed woodworking. He will be remembered as a devoted family man.
He is survived by four children; Judith St. Pierre and her husband Robert of Salem, Linda Burrall and her husband Leigh of New Boston, NH, Martin J. Cahill and his wife Kim of New Boston, NH, and Scott Cahill and his wife Cindy of Derry, NH. He also leaves ten grandchildren: Kevin St. Pierre and his wife Justine, Brian St. Pierre and his wife Melissa, Lauren Munroe and her husband Mike, Melissa Girzone and her husband Tim, Kelly and Cory Burrall, Courtney, Casey, Kyle and Riley Cahill; and eight great-grandchildren: Arianna, Olivia, Aiden, Addison, Gabriella, Mia, Madeline and Lucas. He was the father of the late Kathleen Cahill and brother of the late Margaret Cahill. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of the Kaplan Family Hospice House for the extraordinary care given to Martin and his family.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30 AM from the SOLIMINE, LANDERGAN AND RICHARDSON FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Rte. 129), Lynn, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Pius V Church, Lynn, at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Sunday from 3-7 PM. Those who prefer may make donations to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Directions and guest book at www.solimine.com