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Donald E. Estabrooks
August 21, 1929 - August 07, 2021
Obituary For Donald E. Estabrooks
Peabody – Donald Earl Estabrooks, 91, of Peabody, passed away at Beverly Hospital on Saturday, August 7, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Burgess) Estabrooks.
Donald was born in Lynn, on August 21, 1929, son of the late Chester and Lillian (Wood) Estabrooks. He was rasied and educated in Lynn. He then went on to serve his country as a member of the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He later went on to attend Northeastern University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Engineering and Management. Prior to his retirment, he worked as an Electornics Engineer for GTE Sylvania in Salem.
He was a member of the Salem Lancers Square Dance Club, the Square Dance Foundation, the American Legion Post in Tyngsborough and the 182nd Infantry Association in Melrose. He also enjoyed golfing and spending time camping in the White Mountains with his family.
Besides his loving wife, Nancy, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Andy and Jill Estabrooks of Abington, Danny and Jackie Estabrooks of Tyngsborough, Laurie and Rob Wilson of Peabody; his grandchildren, Yvonne and Dennis Topan, Zoe and Matt Steuert, Ana Estabrooks, Rachel Estabrooks, Jeremiah and Krystin Estabrooks, Jacob Estabrooks, Josh and Jess Wilson, Zack and Hayley Wilson, Emily and Nick D’Agostino; his great-granchildren, Abigail, Jacob, and Brayden, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Betty Johnson.
Services for Donald will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 12 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and kindly asked to wear a face mask. Visiting hours prior to the service on Saturday, from 11-12 p.m. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St Unit 2601, Boston, MA 02108.
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Grampie: You will be missed but the lessons and the kindest that you showed will live on. You and grammy welcomed me in as family when Rob and Laurie started dating. I will always remember you going to my games, taking me golfing, finding extra golf balls in the woods, all the family gatherings, being at my wedding, and most importantly loving my boys as your own.... Rest In Peace love you with all my heart. Maggie
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