Mr. Stephen J. Dilendick
Stephen J. Dilendick, 65, beloved husband of Denise (Mulcahy) Dilendick, passed away suddenly at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He had courageously battled pancreatic cancer. Born in Lawrence, he is the son of Germaine (Gagnon) Dilendick and the late Aleck Dilendick.
Stephen grew up in the Lawrence and Methuen area and was a graduate of Tri County Regional Vocational High School. He then attended the Franklin Institute and became a Master Electrician. With these skills he went on to own and operate New England Reliance Electric of Medford for many years.
When not working, Stephen had a passion for fishing and was an avid sailor. He enjoyed many good times on his boat the "Triple Take", named lovingly after his three children. In addition to his enjoyment on the water, Stephen also loved his camper, traveling, and riding his motorcycle. He was a carefree and caring man who will be truly missed by his loving family and friends.
In addition to his wife Denise, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage, he is survived by his son, Alec Dilendick and his wife, Rachel, and his daughter, Stefanie Dilendick; one grandchild, Steven Dilendick; nephews, Brian Dilendick and his wife Juanita and Jimmy Dilendick and his wife Margaret; along with many other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends. He is predeceased by his son Scott Dilendick and brother Michael Dilendick.
Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Monday, April 24th, 2017 from 4-8pm at the Barile Family Funeral Home on 482 Main St. (RT 28) in Stoneham. Parking attendants and elevator available.
The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25th at 10am at Saint Patrick Church on 71 Central St. in Stoneham. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Stephen's life. Close family and friends are invited to gather prior to the service at 9am at the funeral home.
Please consider donations in his name to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to help support Pancreatic Cancer Research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or visit www.dana-farber.org/gift.
For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome.
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