, Salem, MA

November 25, 2013

Ernest M. Nadeau, 82

San Diego, CA — Ernest M. “Sonny” Nadeau, 82, of San Diego, Calif., died on November 19, 2013.

Born in Danvers on February 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Joseph and Louisa (Ouimette) Nadeau. He was raised and educated in Danvers, and enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a young man. In April of 1979, he retired after 30 years of service as a Chief Boatswain’s Mate.

He is survived by his sisters, Anna Mohr of Middleton, Bernadette Primmer of Beverly, and Patricia White of Middleton; his brother, Lawrence Nadeau and his wife, Grace, of Connecticut; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by five sisters and three brothers.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 27, at 10:30 a.m., in Saint Agnes Church, Boston Street, Middleton. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers,