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Lexington, MA — Douglas J. Wacome, 85, of Lexington, Mass., died June 2, 2014 at home, surrounded by family. Born Jan. 7, 1929 in Cambridge, Mass., he was the son of George and Mary Ellen (Marshall) Wacome. President of Wynwood Associates Inc., he and business partner, John Fulton, built many homes in Andover. He was an active member of the board of Camp Berea in Hebron, N.H., and a long-standing deacon of his church.

Predeceased by his siblings, Grace Beers, Donald Wacome and Priscilla Benefit, he leaves his wife, Ruth (Santuccio) Wacome of Lexington; son, Todd Wacome and wife, Victoria of Andover: daughters, Deborah Scannell and husband, Richard of Stoughton, Mass., Kimberly Dewhurst and husband, Timothy of Springfield, Ohio, Beth Keck and husband, Eric of Northfield, N.H., Kristina Wacome Stevick and husband, Mark of Salem, Mass.; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at Countryside Bible Chapel, 480 Lowell St., Lexington, Mass., on Saturday, June 21 at 10.30 a.m. Gifts in his memory may be made to Camp Berea, 68 Berea Road, Hebron, NH 03241, or to the Lewy Body Dementia Assoc. Inc. , 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.
Published on  June 12, 2014
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