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John N. Nestor

July 23, 1921 - October 28, 2010
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Attorney John N. Nestor,89, of Lynn died Thursday in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband to Loretta (Lundgren) Nestor with whom he shared 39 years of marriage. John was born in Johnstown, PA, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Murray) Nestor. He was a resident of Lynn for most of his life. He was a graduate of St. Mary's Boy's High School Class of 1938 and then went on to receive his undergraduate degree at Tufts University and then went on to Boston College where he received his Law degree. John was a member of the Army Air Corps. He flew planes during WW II, was stationed in England and held the rank...
Attorney John N. Nestor,89, of Lynn died Thursday in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband to Loretta (Lundgren) Nestor with whom he shared 39 years of marriage.
John was born in Johnstown, PA, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Murray) Nestor. He was a resident of Lynn for most of his life. He was a graduate of St. Mary's Boy's High School Class of 1938 and then went on to receive his undergraduate degree at Tufts University and then went on to Boston College where he received his Law degree.
John was a member of the Army Air Corps. He flew planes during WW II, was stationed in England and held the rank of First Lieutenant.
Attorney John Nestor was a well known lawyer in Lynn for 50 years He had an incredible reputation and was known for his honesty and integrity as a lawyer and prosecutor. He was a straight shooter who always treated everybody with dignity and respect. He also worked at the Essex County District Attorney's Office. Attorney Nestor retired in 2000.
He was a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Lynn Bar Association. He was also an active communicant at St. Mary's Parish where he was an usher and served on several Church committees.
In addition to his wife he is survived by 2 sons David N. Hunter of Syracuse, NY and Dr. Michael J. Hunter and his wife Lina of No. Andover, 1 daughter Mary Beth Ouanes of West Peabody, and 2 brothers Hugh Nestor and his wife Sheila of Lynn and James Nestor and his wife Judy of Amesbury. Also survived by his loving grandchildren Adam and Michael Ouanes, Ilana and Sebastian Hunter and ,many nieces and nephews.
He was the father in law of the late Abel Ouanes and brother of the late Patrick and Thomas Nestor.
Attorney Nestor's Funeral will be held from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. Lynn, Tuesday at 9:00 AM. followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Monday from 3-7 PM. Gifts in his memory may be made to St. Mary's Church Restoration Fund, 8 So. Common St. Lynn, MA 01902. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

"One of the most memorable lawyers. A fierce advocate and "straight shooter" indeed. Good man. God bless you, John. Judge Brian Merrick" Brian Merrick (West Barnstable, MA)

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NESTOR, Attorney John N. Of Lynn, Oct. 28. Husband of Loretta (Lundgren) Nestor. Father of David N. Hunter of Syracuse, NY, Dr. Michael J. Hunter...

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