Mr. Daniel P. Cavanaugh, age 61, of Peabody, passed away on January 21, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, with his family by his side, after an extended illness. He was the husband of Lillian (Beaton) Cavanaugh, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Patrick and Alice (LeJeune) Cavanaugh. Daniel graduated from Lynn Classical High School and attended classes at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
A Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served two out of his eight-year enlistment as a Drill Instructor stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina.
He was employed by General Electric, River Works, Lynn for 34 years, where he traveled extensively and participated in many international programs, including Melbourne, Australia, Helsinki, Finland, and Vancouver, Canada.
In addition to his wife, he leaves a son Brian P. Cavanaugh of Peabody, a daughter Jacqueline M. (Cavanaugh) Bormann and her husband SMSgt. Jonathan Bormann, USAF, of Kittery, ME, three grandchildren Pvt. Jeremey T. Bormann, USArmy, Jessica R. Bormann and Justin P. Bormann all of Kittery, a sister Nancy Gergely and her husband Frank of Amesbury, and several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank the Oncology Dept. at Mass. General Hospital for their care and compassion during his treatments.
The funeral will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home 157 Maple Street, Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Adelaide's Church, Peabody at 10:30 AM. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 PM.