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LUTZ, Donald J., Sr., of Braintree, formerly of Randolph, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family, on December 6, 2020, at the age of 89. Donald graduated from Thayer Academy in Braintree and then attended Bridgewater State College where he earned his Bachelorís Degree in Education and his Masterís Degree in Guidance and Administration. Donald proudly served his country in the United States Army, during the Korean War. He was a retired Elementary School Teacher. Donald began his career in Avon, where he taught for 5 years before beginning a 30 year career in the Braintree School system, where he retired as a classroom teacher after also being the principal of the Nora Torrey Elementary School in Braintree. He was a member of the Mass Teachers Association. Donald was an active member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Randolph, where he held many positions throughout the years, including a member of the Vestry Committee, Eucharistic Minister, a Lay Reader, Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Stewardship Committee. A devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend, Donald will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Donald was the beloved husband for 68 years to Dorothy C. (Boynton) Lutz. Loving father of Donald J. Lutz, Jr. of Braintree, Linda J. Wells and her husband John H. Wells of Braintree and Wendy A. Lutz of Buffalo, NY. Devoted brother of the late Florence Perry, Warren, Richard and Charles Lutz. Dear grandfather of Matthew, Micah and Abigail Wells and Justin and Adrienne Lutz and great grandfather to Riley and Natalie Wells and Colman and Emilia Lutz. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a Private Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM in the Trinity Episcopal Church, 120 No. Main St., Randolph. Burial will follow in Central Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Charles Lutz Memorial Fund, c/o the Trinity Episcopal Church, 120 No. Main St., Randolph, MA 02368. Arrangements under the care of the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St., Randolph. To leave a sympathy message for the family, visit,

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