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Edward A. Tivnan, 79, died at his summer home in Wolfboro NH after a lengthy illness friday evening. Born and raised in Beverly he graduated from Beverly High in 1937. He served in Army Air Corps from 1942 until 1945. Edward was employed at the General Electric Co. for 45 years and was Head Negotiator when he retired and also a member of the Alfin Association at G E. He had been a Melrose resident for the past 56 years. Husband of Margaret E. ( Kiley ) Tivnan. Father of Mary- Jane Bergman of Bow, NH, Ann T. Nelson of Peabody, Jean Tivnan-Pelletier of Kennebunk ME, and Edward W. Tivnan of Amesbury. Brother of the late William Tivnan and Margaret Reilly. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W Foster St., Melrose on Tues Sept 4, at 8AM. Funeral Mass in St Mary's Church, corner of Myrtle & Herbert Sts, Melrose at 9 AM. Relatives and friends invited Visiting hours Mon 3 - 7 PM. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Memorial contributions may be sent to V N A - Hospice, P.O. Box 1620, Wolfboro, NH 03894. WW II Army Air Corps Veteran.