Louise M. Duart, 78, Was Kind and Loving Person

Louise M. (Thalin) Duart, 78, of Falmouth, formerly of Martha's Vineyard, passed away at Falmouth Hospital on March 31 She was the wife of the late Russell D. Lunn Jr. and the late Henry F. Duart.

Louise was born and raised in Worcester. She graduated from Worcester High School in 1943 and the married Russell in 1946. After they were married, they moved to Martha's Vineyard. Russell died in 1962 after a long illness and she remarried in 1963. She lived on the Island until 1981, and then moved to Falmouth. She moved to Florida for three years, but missed the change of seasons and moved back to Falmouth.

She was a housekeeper at the emergency room at Martha's Vineyard Hospital and head housekeeper at Royal Megansett Nursing Home in North Falmouth. In the late 1980s, she retired. She enjoyed playing bingo at the Falmouth Knights of Columbus, watching golf, needlepoint, making crafts, and bowling in the local women's bowling league.

Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason funeral home, 475 Main street, and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 5, in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs. Burial will be on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at New Westside Cemetery in Edgartown.

She is survived by four children; two daughters, Victoria Duart of Teaticket, and Crystal Lunn of East Falmouth, and two sons, Jeffrey Lunn of East Falmouth, and Russell Lunn of Falmouth; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by her sister, Marion Brown of Long Island.

Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 2 White's Path, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. For online guest book and directions, www.ccgfuneralhome.com.