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METHUEN: Arthur Curtis Wyman, Jr., age 88, of Methuen, died peacefully at his home early Wednesday morning, May 27, 2015, surrounded by his family who loved him so dearly.

Born in Salisbury, June 15, 1926, he was one of 10 children of the late Arthur C. and Anna (Fernald) Wyman.

Arthur joined the U.S. Navy, proudly serving his country from June 14, 1944 until his honorable discharge on November 21, 1947. During his tour of duty he served aboard the U.S.S. LaGrange, the last American ship to sustain casualties in the Pacific and was the recipient of the Purple Heart Award. He was also a longtime member of the V.F.W. After his service, Arthur devoted his time to his family and worked primarily as a painting contractor until his retirement. He was devoted to his family and always made sure they were well provided for. He especially enjoyed travel and visited much of the United States in his retirement years.

Predeceased by his beloved wife, Rita E. (Poole) Wyman; his brother, Robert and his sister Violet, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Arthur Curtis Wyman III and his wife, Joyce (Carta) of Methuen, and his daughters, Janet Pascall of Derry and Linda Wyman of Methuen. He is also survived by his two grandsons, and granddaughter-in-law, Christopher Lane and his wife, Jaime, and Joseph Wyman, all of Methuen; and his three brothers, Harold, Charles and Lyman as well as his two sisters, Amelia Brown and Barbara Fernandez, along with several generations of nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours at the Monument Square Chapel of Paul C. Rogers Family-Carnevale Funeral Home, 334 Main Street, Haverhill, were Sunday, May 31, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services for family and friends were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Amesbury. By request of the family, kindly omit flowers, instead, donations in his memory may be made to the Veterans North East Outreach Center, 65 Cedar Street, Haverhill, MA 01830.
Published on  May 29, 2015
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