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Mr. Brian L. MacIntyre, 51, of Salem, beloved husband of Lee Anne (Shaffaval) MacIntyre, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, as the result of an automobile accident.
Born in Salem, he was the son of Beatrice (Durocher) MacIntyre of Salem and the late Charles MacIntyre. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1983.
Mr. MacIntyre was employed with Crosby’s Marketplace for almost 40 years. He began his association with Crosby’s during high school and was currently employed as the Manager of Crosby’s Marketplace in Manchester-by-the-Sea. He was known professionally for his leadership and dedication to his profession and contemporaries. He possessed great people skills and was often lauded for his ability to motivate others. Every store he was associated with flourished. His colleagues truly looked up to Brian. He mentored many and was a confidant and friend to all he worked alongside.
A loving husband, father, son and brother, Brian was devoted to his family. He was a role model to his two boys with whom he had a special relationship. They often would spend time camping and hiking in New Hampshire and Nova Scotia. He was an avid New England Patriots fan and outdoors man, yet above all else, family was paramount. He will be deeply missed.
Brian is survived by his loving wife, Lee Anne (Shaffaval) MacIntyre of Salem; his sons, Taylor Joseph MacIntyre and Brandon Hugh MacIntyre, both of Salem; his mother, Beatrice (Durocher) MacIntyre of Salem; his brother, Charles MacIntyre and his wife, Carol of Maine and their children, Holly, Justine, Joseph and Erik MacIntyre; and his brother-in-law, Peter Shaffaval and his wife, Lisa of Salisbury and their children, Michael and Joey Shaffaval.
His funeral will be held from The O’Donnell Funeral Home, 46 Washington Sq. (at Salem Common), Salem, Friday, March 24, at 9:15 a.m., followed by his funeral Mass in Ste. Anne’s Church, Jefferson Ave., Salem at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours Thursday, March 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Brian’s memory to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem, P.O. Box 24, Collins Middle School, Salem, MA 01970 in honor of Brian’s love of mentoring others. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.
Published on  March 22, 2017
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