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Kenneth P. Barnard

April 24, 1940 - June 3, 2014
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Mr. Kenneth P. Barnard, 74 of Saugus formerly of Lynn died Tuesday in Massachusetts General Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband of Dawn N. (Watson) Barnard with whom he shared 51 ½ years of marriage. Kenneth was born in Lynn, son of the late Wendell and Elsie (Lindberg) Barnard. He was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1959 and then attended Northeastern University. Kenneth lived in Saugus for the past 9 months and previously resided in Bradenton, FL and in Lynn for most of his life. He worked as a Marketing agent for Goodwill Industries for many years until his retirement. He previously worked...
Mr. Kenneth P. Barnard, 74 of Saugus formerly of Lynn died Tuesday in Massachusetts General Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband of Dawn N. (Watson) Barnard with whom he shared 51 ½ years of marriage.
Kenneth was born in Lynn, son of the late Wendell and Elsie (Lindberg) Barnard. He was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 1959 and then attended Northeastern University. Kenneth lived in Saugus for the past 9 months and previously resided in Bradenton, FL and in Lynn for most of his life.
He worked as a Marketing agent for Goodwill Industries for many years until his retirement. He previously worked for North Shore employment training as a Job developer and also in the Marketing Department. He also worked for the Saugus and Peabody YMCA, where he did a lot of fundraising work for many years.
He was a United States Army veteran.
Kenneth enjoyed spending the summers at Old Orchard Beach with his family. He was a Past President of the Saugus Rotary Club from 1978-1979 and was Past Vice President of the Peabody Rotary Club. He enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing, riding his bike for many miles and the ocean.
In addition to his dedicated wife Dawn, he is survived by his 4 children Susan J. Podgurski and her husband Jeffrey of Enfield, CT, Karen L. Holey and her husband Paul of Lynn, Kristin M. Chasse and her husband Russell of Lynn and David P. Barnard and his wife Darcey of Lynn. He was the devoted grandfather of Matthew and Michael Podgurski, Christopher, Brendan, Erik and Brett Holey, Danial and Kevin Chasse, Chantel Nelson, Paige and David Barnard. Also survived by 1 great granddaughter Tenleigh Nelson.
Kenneth's Funeral Service will be in the CUFFE-McGINN FUNERAL HOME, 157 Maple St. Lynn Saturday at 11:30 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Friday from 3-7 PM. Interment will be private. Gifts in his memory may be made to the foundation of Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Eye Research Fund 243 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 or Cardiac Research c/o MGH Development Office 100 Cambridge St. Suite 1310 Boston, MA 02114.

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