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“I am so sorry to learn Wayne passed away. He was a good husband, father, son, brother and friend. He will be missed. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Vicky Dion - waltham, MA - Friend

“Dear Denise Darlene and Families so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you thinkng of you love Luli ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Lohise Savoy - Canaan, ME

“My deepest sympathies. I knew Wayne from the neighborhood. Was right there for my parents during the worst blizzards. Spoke so highly of him. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Alan Berkman - Waltham, MA

“sorry for your loss. i worked with your dad at linco tool in watertown. very nice man. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: peter linstrom - stow, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Anna and Neel Chohan - Waltham, MA

Mr. Wayne F. Dunham, of Waltham, died unexpectedly at home on Monday, June 7, 2021. He was 74.

Wayne was born on November 4, 1946 in Waltham a son of the late Leo and Mary (Spinelli) Dunham. Raised in Waltham he was a graduate of the Waltham Vocational High School with the class of 1964. He married Concord native Patricia A. Mitchell on April 24, 1966 in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church. After 46 years of marriage, Patricia died on September 10, 2013.

Wayne worked as an engineer technician for companies including Keystone Dental Co. in Burlington, Excel to Excellence Co. in Wilmington, ITEK Corporation in Lexington and Baird Corp. in Bedford.

Wayne loved cruising the waters aboard his boat, 'Serenity' with his beloved Pat as well as fishing and the many vacations they took to Disney with family.

He leaves his daughters, Christine A. Dunham – Pierce (Ronald) and Colleen A. Dunham-Rayne (Michael Laubach) all of Waltham; his grandchildren, Zachary and Olivia Rayne and Peter Pierce; his sisters, Denise Cram (late Robert) of Waltham and Darlene Burket (William) of Orlando, Florida and the late Debra Cody; his brother-in-law Charles Cody of Gardner; nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Wayne's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday, June 13th from 4 to 7 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. Monday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Those wishing to view Wayne's Funeral Mass are welcome to do so via this link:

Memorials in Wayne's name may be may to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (

Upcoming Funeral Services

Mount Feake Cemetery

203 Prospect Street Waltham, MA 02453