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Postby gmattson » Mon Oct 08, 2007 5:42 pm

No longer with us.

Alan E. Kunian


HOLLISTON - Alan E. Kunian, 75, of Holliston, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

He was the husband of Marjorie E. (Doherty) Kunian, who died in April 2000.

Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Hilda (Abrams) and Harry Kunian.

A graduate of Lynn High School and of Suffolk Law School, he worked as an attorney, specializing in real estate, in the Framingham area for more than 40 years. He served in the U.S. Army from Dec. 10, 1954, to Sept. 14, 1956.

Mr. Kunian had a passion for karate and had trained under George Mattson for many years and maintained his black belt status until a few years ago. He was a ham radio operator with the call name of KA1AL. He had a love of flying and was a licensed pilot. He also enjoyed automobiles and jazz music and had a great affection for dogs.

Mr. Kunian enjoyed spending time at his family home in York, Maine.

He leaves six daughters, Joan Kunian of Portland, Maine, Robin Murby of Manchester, N.H., Danna Porcella of Upton, Lynn Iarussi of Holliston, Laurie Marcinkiewicz of Medway, Lisa Matott of Harrisville, R.I.; two sons, David Shomphe of Farmington, N.H., and Bob Shomphe of Concord; 14 grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica, Meghan, Jamie, Alexandra, Courtney, Kurt, Taylor, Nicholas, Brett, Brooke, Christopher, Garrett and Madison; and one brother, Fran Langlands.

A service will be held Monday, April 30, at 10 a.m., at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. (Rte. 16), Holliston.

Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Instead of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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Postby Van Canna » Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:46 am

We had not heard from Alan in a long time,GEM was also wondering what had happened to him. :(

He was a warrior indeed. He never stopped trying hard and harder. He was in my classes many times in the not so distant past and he would never quit.

Always a smile, a compliment, friendship, help any way he could.

Gave so much of himself on the legal forum. Nobody else with a law degree would ever step forward to educate us in the ways that he did without a complaint.

So sorry to see him go...wish I could have said 'so long' in person. :cry:
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Postby Mary S » Wed Oct 10, 2007 7:33 pm

He will be missed.
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Postby Van Canna » Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:10 pm

Hard to believe we only got a couple of replies here. :(
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