Of Saugus, age 85, passed away on August 5 surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was the husband of Linda M. Nicholson.
Born and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late Edward A. Sr. and Mildred (Reid) Stewart. A Lynn Classical High School graduate Class of 1954, he served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War Era. Dick worked for over 20 years at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection retiring as the Director of Grants & Loans. He enjoyed travel, golf, woodworking, and photography. A glass of “good” single malt scotch or “nice” red wine was always welcome.
Besides his loving wife, Dick leaves, to keep his memory alive, two daughters, Lori Hall and her husband Ken of East Longmeadow and Cindy Stewart of Manchester, NH; his grandchildren Andrew Hall of East Longmeadow, Steven Hall and his wife Jeannie of Westfield, and his great granddaughter Serena. Dick was predeceased by his best friend and K9 companion Maris, his wife Joanne, his brother Edward A. Stewart Jr. and sister Cynthia Potter. He is also survived by his daughter Susan and her 3 children.
Visiting hours will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, on Friday, August 12, 11-12.:30 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:30p.m. following the visitation. A Celebration Luncheon (1:00-5:00) will follow at the VFW, 190 Main Street, Saugus. Please refrain from parking in the J. Pace & Son’s parking lot.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dick’s memory may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter at northeastanimalshelter.org.