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Alan E. Kunian

January 1, 1970 - April 27, 2007

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Alan E. Kunian, 75, of Holliston, died Friday, April 27, 2007 at the U-Mass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Hilda (Abrams) and Harry Kunian. He was the husband of Marjorie E. (Doherty) Kunian, who passed in April, 2000.

A graduate of Lynn High School and a graduate of Suffolk Law School, he worked as an attorney, specializing in real estate, in the Framingham area for over 40 years. He served in the US Army from December 10, 1954 until September 14, 1956.

He had a great passion for karate and had trained under George Mattson for many years and maintained his black belt status up until the past few years. He was a Ham Radio Operator with the call name of KA1AL. He had a love of flying and had his pilots license. He also had a love of automobiles, jazz music, and a great affection for dogs. He enjoyed spending time at his family home in York, ME.

He is survived by 6 daughters, Joan Kunian of Portland, ME., Robin Murby of Manchester, NH., Danna Porcella of Upton, Lynn Iarussi of Holliston, Laurie Marcinkiewicz of Medway, Lisa Matott of Harrisville, RI., and 2 sons, David Shomphe of Farmington, NH., and Bob Shomphe of Concord. He also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica, Meghan, Jamie, Alexandra, Courtney, Kurt, Taylor, Nicholas, Brett, Brooke, Christopher, Garrett and Madison and 1 sister, Fran Langlands.

A service will be held on Monday, April 30, 2007 at 10:00a.m. in the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston 854 Washington St. (Rt. 16). Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA. 01701