Obituaries 10-20-2015

October 22, 2015

Donald Traversy

Construction worker and woodwright

Donald T. Traversy of Revere, formerly of Peabody and Lynn, died on October 14.

Donald worked in construction and was a 40-year woodwright. He also worked for the Nahant DPW.

Born and raised in Lynn, the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Gagnon), he was the beloved husband of Linda G. DeSimone, the devoted father of Thomas of Saugus and Davidjohn Vincent of Revere; dear brother of Joseph of Florida, June Southwick of New Hampshire, Debbie McCormick of Peabody and the late Richard, Robert, Shirley Curtin, Beverly Grimes and Virginia Eaton. He is also survived by his loving granddaughter Liliana Marie Traversy and by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit


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