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Allan J. McQuarrie
March 13, 1941 - February 27, 2023
Obituary For Allan J. McQuarrie
Peabody – Allan J. McQuarrie 81, beloved husband of Agnes (Adam) McQuarrie, died at home on Monday, February 27, 2023.
Born and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late John and Elvah (Durgin) McQuarrie. He received his early education in the Lynn school system and graduated from Saugus High School.
Al was employed for 41 years at General Electric Company in both Lynn and Everett until his retirement. He began as a machinist and later became the co-director of the Employee Assistance Program. He was passionate and proud of his contributions for the Employee Assistance Program for the Local 201 Union members at GE which helped hundreds of employees and their families over the years.
A longtime resident of Peabody, Al was a “Friend of Bill W” for over forty years and mentored many people. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him, especially his many dogs which he loved dearly and fondly referred to them as his kids.
He is survived by his wife with whom he shared over sixty one years of marriage, his son Allan McQuarrie Jr. and his wife, Randi of Salem, NH, his son John McQuarrie of Peabody, his daughter, Jill Fitzgerald of Peabody, nine grandchildren, Dr. Allan McQuarrie III, Jonathan McQuarrie, Justin McQuarrie, David McQuarrie Jr., Melissa McQuarrie, Kendra McQuarrie, Erik McQuarrie, Katie Fitzgerald and Patrick Fitzgerald, four great grandchildren, and a brother, Edward McQuarrie and his wife, Sue of Peabody.
He is joined in heaven with his predeceased son David McQuarrie.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations in Memory of Allan may be made to the charity of your choice. For directions and online guestbook, please visitwww.ccbfuneral.com.
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