Obituaries 05-19-2021

William Douglas Veiga, Sr.

Proud Longtime Member of the Lynn Republican City Committee

William Douglas Veiga, Sr., 74, passed away in his South Yarmouth home on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Ellen (Capezzuto) Veiga, with whom he shared 49 years of marriage.

Born in Boston on August 30, 1946 to the late Charles and Florence (Cooper) Veiga, William was a veteran of the United States Army, honorably serving during the Vietnam War.  Following his honorable discharge, William went on to work for Norelco for 23 years.  He then worked for Stop and Shop in Swampscott for 12 years and also worked for the MBTA for 25 years.  William was also a proud, longtime member of the Lynn Republican City Committee.

In his free time, William enjoyed traveling with his wife and friends, going out to eat and camping seasonally at Silver Lake Park Campground in Belmont, NH.  In his later years, William enjoyed relaxing on the couch and watching ME TV and John Wayne movies.

William is survived by his loving children: Cheryl Wilkins and her husband, Tom of Beverly, Denise Brown and her husband, William of Abington, and William D. Veiga Jr. and his wife, Kelly of Winthrop and his beloved grandchildren, Miranda and Anthony Marsi. He was predeceased by his brothers, Charles and Kenneth Veiga, his sister, Valarie Vitale, his granddaughter Cara Marsi and great-grandson Ashton Edward Marsi.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn.  Burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s memory can be made to Patterson Place Home Care Inc., 270 Communication Way Unit 2B, Hyannis, MA 02601.

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