, Salem, MA

November 8, 2012

Donald F. Kilduff, 78

Salem — Donald F. Kilduff of Salem died peacefully on November 6, with his loving family by his side.

Don served in the United Air Force during the Korean conflict and spent 11 years on active duty. In addition to his service to our country, he co-founded and built Enon Microwave, a successful electronics business on the North Shore. He served as vice president for over 30 years and employed many people over that period of time. Above all, Don was a loving, proud and devoted husband and father. He was loved by all who knew him and will be deeply missed.

He is survived by the love of his life of 48 years, Agnes (Higgins) Kilduff and his three children, Patti Dukeman of Stratham, N.H., Donald Kilduff of Salem and Erin Rule of Marblehead and their dedicated spouses. In addition he was the loving grandfather to eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his siblings, Raymond, Richard, Robert, and David Kilduff, Barbara Smith, Sharon Aaroyo, as well as many cherished sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and dear lifelong friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held on Saturday, November 10, 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. James Church, 156 Federal St, Salem. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Murphy Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Spectrum Adult Day Care Health Program, 600 Cummings Center, Suite 176x, Beverly, MA 01915 or to the Kaplan Family Hospice House c/o Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston, The Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For online guest book or additional information, please call 978-744-0497 or visit