Ernest A. Tapley
January 5, 2014

Ernest A. Tapley, 88, of Cumberland, died Sunday, January 5, 2014 at The Holiday Nursing Home. He was the husband of Ursula (McCann) Tapley. Born in Millinocket, Maine, he was a son of the late William and Gertrude (Madore) Tapley.

Mr. Tapley was employed as a truck driver for A&P Stores and Dexter Farms. He was a member of Teamsters Local #370. Mr. Tapley was a World War II Army veteran.

He is also survived by his sons, Timothy Tapley of Narragansett, Austin Tapley of Attleboro, MA and George Tapley of Smithfield; his daughter Mary-Katherine Dalton of Lincoln; his sister Weevene Matley of Florida; 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Weymouth, Robert, Roger, Kenneth and Mary Tapley.

His funeral will be held on Thursday at 8:30 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Rd., Cumberland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Mendon Rd., Cumberland.


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