NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

February 14, 2014

Daniel Dockrell Lappin


Rowley, MA — Daniel Dockrell Lappin, age 70, of Rowley, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, February 11, 2014, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, after a valiant struggle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Modra) Lappin of 45 years.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, December 24, 1943, he was the son of the late Daniel and Jean (Dockrell) Lappin.

He worked as an aerospace engineer for over 40 years. He was also an avid gardener, enjoyed photography, bird watching and took classes in horticulture and mechanics in his spare time.

In addition to his beloved wife, Donna, of Rowley, he is survived by two sons, Stephen Lappin and his wife, Mollie Filmore, of Jamaica Plain, and Daniel Lappin of Carmel, Indiana, and his two children, Jack and Grace Lappin.

ARRANGEMENTS: By request of the family, services will be private and there will be no visiting hours.