Michael Patrick Dunn Sr., 69, died at his home in Melbourne, FL, on Wednesday, August 26, under hospice care with his daughter, granddaughters and wife by his side.
Son of the late Monroe J. Dunn and Edith A. (Ledwell) Dunn, Michael is survived by his wife, Lynn (Patalano) Dunn, of Melbourne, FL. Brother to the late Marie (Dunn) Curtain of St. Mary’s, GA, Daniel J. Dunn of Haverhill, the late Robert J. Dunn of Las Vegas, and John S. Dunn Sr. of Torrance, CA. Father of Michael P. Dunn Jr. and Christopher S. Dunn of Riverview, FL, and Kerri L. (Dunn) Smart and SIL Michael of Kissimmee, FL. Grandfather to Michael J., Kailee C., Ashtyn L., and Brett A. Smart. Also survived by nieces and nephews and extended family.
Born in Boston, he was raised in Canton before moving to Stoughton to raise his family and start his business, Dunn Landscaping.
Michael was a disabled Vietnam veteran (1969-70) in the USMC. Among other ribbons, medals and badges, Michael was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal, code V.
Michael was a member of 1st Marine Div. Association, Amvets, American Legion, Disabled America Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Marine Corps League.
Michael enjoyed spending time with his family and friends from the Canton Town Club and American Legion.
He was buried with military honors in the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on September 1.