Eugene “Gene” R. Amiss – Methuen
Gene Amiss, age 83 of Methuen passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 16, 2020 at Bear Mountain Nursing Home in Andover with his family by his side. He was born on June 12, 1937 in Lawrence, the son of the late, Ralph G. and Thelma K. (Strout) Amiss. He was raised and educated in Methuen and graduated from Tenney High School, Class of 1955. Gene served his country in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged.
Gene had worked in the banking industry for many years, most notably at Bay Bank in Lawrence.
He was a huge Red Sox and N.E. Patriots fan. Gene was also an avid fan of thoroughbred horse racing. He loved spending time with and attending all of his grandchildren’s events. He was always a devoted supporter of Methuen High School sports. Gene was an active member of the Methuen – Salem Rotary Club and had served in various officer positions over the years. Above all else, Gene loved his family and always looked forward to spending time with them at family events.
Gene is survived by his daughters, Mary C. Quinn and husband, Kevin and their children, Laura and Christopher of Methuen, Elizabeth “Beth” J. Gomes and husband, Lance and their children, Alexander and Megan of Haverhill, his brother, Dana K. Amiss, Sr. and wife, Dianne of Methuen and his sister, Virginia Brady and husband, Edward of West Palm Beach, FL. Several nieces and nephews also survive him. He was pre-deceased by his brothers, Gary and David Amiss.
Calling hours are Sunday September 20, 2020 from 2-4 PM at Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. A Graveside Service with U.S. Navy Honors will take place on Monday September 21, 2020 at 10 AM at Walnut Grove Cemetery at Grove and Railroad Streets in Methuen. If attending, please meet the family at the cemetery. In-lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Home Base Program C/O MGH Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Ste. 540, Boston, MA 02114.
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