Born in Boston he was the son of the late William and Beatrice Arrington, he was raised and educated in Medford, and was a graduate of Medford High School.
An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Arrington proudly served his country as a member of the United Sates Navy, during WWII.
Edward was the proprietor of the North Shore Gulf Station in Peabody for many years where he served his community in the automotive repair industry. He was a well-respected businessman and was known for his hard work and expertise.
A long-time resident of the Town of Danvers, Edward was dedicated to his loving family and to his community. He relished the time spent with his family and friends on their weekend trips to Lake Winnipesaukee, where he was able to relax and enjoy his children and grandchildren’s many activities, building memories they will be able to share for generations to come. Throughout his life, Edward was enthusiastic about sports, especially hockey. In his younger days he played semi-pro hockey and in his later years he traveled with the Boston Bruins playing in the “Old Timers” benefit games, reveling in the competition and comradery.
An active and outstanding Mason, Mr. Arrington was a past Master and member of Amity-Mosaic Lodge A.F. &A.M. of Danvers. He was dedicated to his fraternal services and was always ready to lend a hand. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.
Surviving Edward is his daughter, Patti Fallon and her husband William of Danvers; his son, Daniel Arrington and his wife Elaine of Middleton; his nine grandchildren, Kyla Moulton, William “LB” Fallon, Briana Fallon, Sheree Fallon, Cody Arrington, Tyler Arrington, Nicole Arrington, Brittany Arrington and Christie Ruta; and his seven great-grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Edward E. Arrington Jr.
His funeral service will be held in Maple Street Congregational Church, Maple St., Danvers, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Visiting hours in the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Route 62), Danvers, on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Edward’s memory to Care Dimension Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.
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