Arthur J. “Bull” Cunningham
AUBURN -– Arthur J. “Bull” Cunningham, 87, of Rumford, died on May 14, 2011 at the Hospice House in Auburn.
He was born in Rumford on December 8, 1923, a son of Peter and Lozia (Richard) Cunningham. He was a high school graduate and had attended Rumford schools.
He served as a Pfc with the Maine Army National Guard for several years in Company K, 103rd Infantry.
Arthur worked for over 40 years at the Rumford Paper Mill and retired as an electrician in 1986.
He was a Communicant of St Athanasius – St John Church and a member of the Rumford Falls Aerie # 1248, F.O.E.
He was married in Dixfield on October 17, 1944 to the former Madeline D. Haines, who survives of Rumford. Other survivors include sons, Arthur W. Cunningham and wife, Sharon of Standish, Gregory Cunningham and wife, Jane of Lovell, and Scott Cunningham and partner, Douglas Leach of San Francisco, CA; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brothers, William “Baldy” Cunningham, and Peter Cunningham and wife, Jeanne of Rumford.
He was predeceased by his parents, four sisters, Marguerite Thibodeau, Alva Gallant, Dorothy Myles and Theresa York; and a brother, Alfred Cunningham.
Private services will be held at the family’sconvenience. Interment will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn.