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Wayne O. Lemmon

Wayne O. Lemmon, 76, husband of Marguerite J. (Weir) Lemmon of Blaisdell Terrace, Ipswich, died Thursday, May 28, 2015 in the Beverly Hospital following his sudden illness.

Born October 7, 1938 in Osceola, IN he was  one of two children of the late Dallas M. and Anne E. (Sailor) Lemmon. Wayne was raised in New Buffalo, MI and graduated from New Buffalo High School.  He continued his education at the Indiana University where he received his B.A. and Masters of Fine Arts degrees. Accepting employment at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts the Lemmons relocated East making their home and raising their family in Ipswich. For fourteen years he was head studio photographer at the M.F.A. Following this employment he went to work as an independent “OTR”  driver for many years and until his retirement. In retirement  he returned to his photography having shown in many galleries. He also enjoyed home gardening and watching pro-football.

In addition to his wife of fifty-four years he is survived by three sons, Nathaniel D. Lemmon and his companion Susanne E. Pedersen of Chelmsford, Mark O. Lemmon, his wife Yolanda Travers and their son Call, and Aaron D.M. Lemmon and his wife Inga Ruiz-Lemmon and their children  Vera Ruiz-Lemmon and Danae Sacayon, all of Gallup, NM. He was the brother of the late Dallas Lemmon formerly of Deming, NM.

Calling hours will be 5 to 8 pm Tuesday, June 2 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. His funeral service and interment will be private.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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