Methuen, Ma. ? Walter Eaton ?Red? Winn lll of Methuen died suddenly on Sunday. Born in Lawrence on November 18, 1942. Raised in Andover on the campus of Phillips Academy. Educated in Andover schools, graduate of Andover High School. Earned Bachelor?s degree in Civil Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Served in the Naval Construction Force ?Sea Bees? of the U.S. Navy, and completed basic training at Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago, IL. Red lived in Methuen for all of his married life. He loved the city of Methuen and took great pride in his volunteerism and civic participation. He was the facilities manager for the Nevins Memorial Library and was the caretaker of the Tenney Gatehouse and the Methuen Memorial Music Hall. He was a member of the Friends of Nevins Memorial Library, the Methuen Planning Board and the Zoning Board. Red was a precinct warden at the Donald Timony School polling location. He was a member of the Historic District Commission and volunteered his time at the Festival of Trees and Methuen?s Celebration 2000. He was previously active in Methuen Youth Hockey as a past president, coach and parent. Red was previously facilities manager at Cedars Home for the Elderly in Methuen and, before that, was Superintendent of Grounds at Phillips Academy in Andover. Red possessed a love of nature, horticulture and New England?s four distinct seasons. He loved St. Bernard?s and Cape Cod, especially Provincetown, where he vacationed every summer of his life, except one. He was a prolific collector of old and antique postcards with extensive collections of images of Phillips Academy, Lawrence and Methuen. His generosity and kindness to others will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known him. He is someone who will be hard to live without. He is pre-deceased by his parents, Walter Eaton, Jr. and Margaret (McIntosh) Winn. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Beverly (Motherway) Winn, his son Timothy, his daughter-in-law, Karen Densmore, of Brewster, Ma., his son, Patrick and Patrick?s fianc�, Jennifer Mungovan, of Methuen; his son, Bryan, of Hillard, OH; his St. Bernard, Margaret; and by the love of his life, his granddaughter, Sunny Katherine Winn, who adored her ?Pa?. A celebration of Red?s life will take place on Thursday morning at 10:30 A.M. in Nevins Memorial Library of Methuen. PRIVATE BURIAL will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Red?s name to the Friends of Nevins Memorial Library 305 Broadway Methuen, Ma. 01844. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-8 P.M. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. 233 Lawrence Street in Methuen.
Methuen, Ma. ? Walter Eaton ?Red? Winn lll of Methuen died suddenly on Sunday. Born in Lawrence on November 18, 1942. Raised in Andover on the campus of Phillips Academy. Educated in Andover schools, graduate of Andover High School. Earned... View Obituary & Service Information
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