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John M. Cashman, age 85, of Lynn, died Tuesday in Union Hospital, Lynn, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Evelyn (Donahue) Cashman, and the son of the late Joseph & Martina (Barry) Cashman. Born and raised in Lynn, he lived in Lynn all his life. He was a graduate of Lynn English High School, class of 1936. He worked as an account executive for Nissan Bakery for 46 years, until his retirement in 1988. Mr. Cashman was a US Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of the Shoemaker Post in Lynn for 46 years, and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church in Peabody.

Besides his wife Evelyn, he is survived by a daughter Carol McLaughlin of Methuen, a son Jack Cashman of Methuen, two grandchildren, Allison & Mark McLaughlin and his sister Marie Barry of Sommersworth, NH. He was the brother of the late Alice Hames and Frank Cashman.

His funeral will be held from the Solimine, Landergan & Richardson Funeral Home
67 Ocean St (Rt1A) Lynn on Friday at 9:00AM, followed by Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Peabody at 10:00AM. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4-8PM.

Memorial donations may be made to Caritas Holy Family Cancer Management Center, c/o Foundation Office 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844.

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