Kevin M. Dunn, 69, former Darien Fire Chief

Kevin M. Dunn, formerly a longtime Darien resident, was a member of the Darien Volunteer Fire Department, and was chief from 1973-1974.

Chief Kevin M. Dunn, age 69, of Charlestown RI, son of the late Joseph F. Dunn and Helen Gaffney Dunn passed away on Tuesday June 12, 2012, in Wakefield, RI.  A  long time resident of Darien he was born on April 11, 1943 in Stamford CT.

Kevin was a member of the , and was chief from 1973-1974.  He was a long time Darien area plumbing and heating contractor.  He had a passion for fishing and rebuilding old cars as well as car racing.

He is survived by Carole Dunn Tyler, sister of Darien CT, and Janet D. Murphy, sister, and husband Frank Murphy of Norwalk.  Kevin is also survived by two nephews William H. Tyler and his wife Denise, Daniel C. Tyler and his wife Colleen, two nieces Amy Tyler Capozzoli and her husband Robert C. and Kara Murphy, and several great nephews and nieces.

Calling hours will take place at the , 2119 Boston Post Rd., Darien CT 06820, on Sunday June 17, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday June 18, at 10 a.m. at , 1986 Boston Post Rd., Darien CT.  Interment will follow at in Darien.  www.lawrencefuneralhome.com

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Avenue, Norwalk CT 06854.

Editor's note: This obituary was submitted by Edward Lawrence Funeral Home.

Charlene June 14, 2012 at 06:20 PM
Kevin Dunn drove my date and me to the DHS senior prom in one of his refurbished Ford Willys back in 1990. RIP Kevin and thanks for the ride.


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