Daniel J. Cedrone Jr., 74
MARBLEHEAD — Daniel J. Cedrone Jr., 74 years, of Marblehead, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He was surrounded by family and friends throughout his hospitalization. The family would like to acknowledge the great care and compassion he received while at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dan was the husband of Cynthia (Lord) Cedrone. He was born in Boston, the son of the late Daniel J. and Jenny (Santella) Cedrone. He was raised in Quincy, and was a graduate of Thayer Academy and Boston University. He and his family moved to Marblehead in 1979.
Dan was employed as a consultant for Corbus, an aerospace company based out of Ohio. He also had his own consulting firm based out of Lynn. Prior to that he was at the General Electric Company for 30 years where he loved working and was well-respected by his peers. Dan also started Marblehead Memorials, a monument business that his son, Daniel, now operates.
Post retirement, his hobbies included working more, traveling, spending time with his family and boating. Dan was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club. He was generous and kind, and will be missed by all who knew him. Dan was also affectionately known as “HBD” or “Handsome Big Dan” to some of his friends. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and his family meant everything to him.
In addition to his wife Cynthia with whom he shared 44 years of marriage, he leaves his son, Daniel J. Cedrone III and his wife Megan of Marblehead and their two children, DJ and Thomas; and his daughter, Carolyn Cedrone of Salem. He also leaves a cousin, Andrew Santella and his wife Renee of Marblehead, and many loving family members and friends who adored him.
Service information: His funeral will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at 9 a.m. from the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass in Our Lady, Star of the Sea Church, Marblehead, at 10. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.