Stephen M. Dungan, age 74, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Stephen was the loving husband of Pamela J. Weathers.
Born in Summit, New Jersey on January 16, 1945, he was the son of the late Merrill R. and Dorothy (Apgar) Dungan. Stephen was raised and educated in Chatham. Graduating from Chatham High School class of 1963. Upon graduation, Stephen went on to attend Yale University, graduating with his Bachelor's Degree, class of 1967. Stephen continued his education at the University of Michigan, earning his MS and PhD in Biochemistry, Class of 1972.
Stephen worked for many years as the Technical Director for Quest Diagnostics, retiring in 2000. After his retirement, he started Dungan Financial Services and was an Independent Financial Consultant. Stephen was a respected citizen in the town of Stow wearing many hats in the community. He served as a Selectman in the town from 2005-2011. Stephen also volunteered at the Stow Council on Aging and Food Pantry. He was a member of the Stow Community Chest and also helped Stow increase affordable housing units. Stephen also served on the WBUR board of overseers for four years.
Family was most important to Stephen. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He always looked forward to a good meal with a special fondness for chocolate chip cookies. Stephen had a passion for the outdoors. He enjoyed hiking with his wife and family especially in Acadia National Park. He was a supporter of Friends of Acadia in Bar Harbor Maine. He had an appreciation for music, especially Motown and the Beach Boys and he loved dancing.
Stephen is survived by his wife, Pamela J. Weathers of Stow, MA; his children, David Dungan of Westborough, MA; Debbie Gomes and her husband Rodrigo of Natick, MA; Kathryn Dungan and husband Eli Husock of Brooklyn, NY; Jessica Weathers and husband Mike Cobb of Arlington, MA; his cherished grandchildren Oliva, Cameron, Kaylee, Stella, Vivian and Oscar; his sister Linda Morse and husband Bill of Dunbarton, NH; ex-wife Sheryn Dungan.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Stephen on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Stow Community Center 511 Great Road, Stow MA 01775
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the Stow Council on Aging 509 Great Road, Stow MA 01775, Stow Community Chest, PO Box 392, Stow, MA 01775, Friends of Acadia 43 Cottage Street D, Bar Harbor ME 04609, or The Alzheimer's Association.