Donald T. Trainor
Of Saugus, formerly of Winthrop age 84, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy illness on Thursday, December 27th. He was the loving husband of Marie (Cardillo) Trainor with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in East Boston and 1952 graduate of Winthrop High School, Mr. Trainor was the son of the late James and Ann (Cotter) Trainor. He had been a resident of Saugus for 57 years. Don was an Army Veteran, graduate of Northeastern University, and retired Senior V.P. of Fairfield and Ellis Insurance. He was active in the Saugus community having been an Usher at Blessed Sacrament Church and V.P. of the Saugus Boosters, where he had been a member since 1976. Don is survived by six children, Cherie Gaudet, Diane Sullivan and husband Jay, Don Trainor, Jr. and wife Sharon, all of Saugus, Karen Knowles of Concord, NH, Tom Trainor and wife Dawn, Maureen McLaughlin and husband Chuck both of Saugus; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ann Knowles and Isabel Saffrine both of Salisbury. He was predeceased by his five brothers, James Edmund, Jr., Frederick, Walter, Thomas & Robert Trainor. In lieu of flowers, donations his memory may be made to the Saugus Boosters Club, P.O. Box 1171, Saugus, MA 01906. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus on Friday, January 4th at 9 a.m. followed by a mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10 a.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. For directions & condolences www.BisbeePorcella.com.