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  Arnold A.   Thistlewood, Jr.
  Birth & Death Dates:
9/6/1941 - 5/18/2017
Ipswich – Arnold A. “Pick” Thistlewood, Jr., 75, husband of Nancy M. (Brown) Thistlewood, died early Thursday morning May 18, 2017 in his home in Ipswich after a brief illness. Born in Newburyport on September 6, 1941 he was the son of Marie L. (Kelley) Thistlewood and the late Arnold A. Thistlewood, Sr. Mr. Thistlewood was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict having served and was honorably discharge from the Marine Corps. He was a life-long clam digger in Ipswich and Newbury. For many years he was a Shellfish Constable in Essex and Ipswich. He was an active member of the Ipswich Fish and Game Association, he would serve as a Director and was a Chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee. Mr. Thistlewood was a member of the John T. Heard Masonic Lodge in Ipswich and was a life member of the V.F.W. Post# 1093 also of Ipswich. He was a loving husband and father, he was a wonderful man. Mr. Thistlewood is survived by his wife Nancy of Ipswich, his mother Marie L. Cook also of Ipswich. He is survived by his 7 children: Karen, Jeff, Jayne, Kim, Kerri, Tanis Rose and Pamela, his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Marie Greaves, his 2 brothers: Daniel Thistlewood and Roger Thistlewood as well as several nieces and nephews. A graveside service with military honors will be held Tuesday Mary 23rd. at 11:00 A.M. in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery 29 Town Farm Road, Ipswich, relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Monday May 22nd. from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Morris Funeral Home 45 North Main Street, Ipswich. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution in Mr. Thistlewood’s name to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. For directions or to send a condolence to the Thistlewood family please go to:
4:00 - 8:00 P.M. on Monday, May 22, 2017
11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at: Graveside Service - Cowles Memorial Cemetery
  Cemetery:  Map It
Cowles Memorial Cemetery
29 Town Farm Road
Ipswich, MA 01938
  Funeral Home: Map It
Morris Funeral Home
45 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938


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