Edward F. Dillon, 97, formerly of Bristol

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Edward F. Dillon, 97, a resident of Chelmsford, Mass., and formerly of Bristol, passed away July 18 at the Atrium at Drum Hill, Chelmsford. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret E. (Angus) Dillon, to whom he was married for more than 50 years.

Mr. Dillon was born in Lowell, Mass. on May 22, 1917, a son of the late John and Ellen (Murdock) Dillon. He was educated in Lowell schools and graduated from Lowell High School. He then when on to receive an engineering degree from MIT and he proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

He then went on to work in many companies throughout Rhode Island as a chemical engineer.

After retirement, Mr. Dillon enjoyed playing golf and singing in his church choir in Bristol. His greatest joy was the time he spent with his daughter, Mary Ellen.

In addition to his daughter, Mary Ellen Borden and her fiancé Gerard Prior of Chelmsford, Mass., Mr. Dillon is survived by a brother, Robert Dillon of Spokane, WA, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters and two brothers, Marion Dillon, Dorothy Veator, Helen Bergner, Bert Dillon and Joseph Dillon.

Services will be held on Wednesday July 23, at the Blake Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford, Mass. Interment will take place in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. For online condolences, visit www.blakefuneralhome.com.

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