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Gordon R. Caton

Family & friends are invited to visit with the family on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Gordon R. Caton, who died following a brief illness on Friday, April 26th at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, at 88 years.  The funeral service will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born in Boston, Mr. Caton lived in Revere most of his life, before moving to Wakefield 25 years ago.  He entered the United States Coast Guard in October of 1942 & served until October of 1945 as a Seaman 1st Class.  He worked his entire career with the International Union of Pipe-fitters & Installers, Local #550.  He retired at age 65 years.  He is a long-time member & supporter of the Revere Patriots’ Club.  He is the husband of the late Anna M. (Connelly) Caton, who died in November of 1975.  He is the Devoted father of, William G. Caton & his wife, Phyllis, of Wakefield, Kathleen Lepore & her husband, John, of Derry, NH, & the late John R. Caton.  He is also lovingly survived by his daughter-in-law, Theresa Caton of Wakefield, 4 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Recreation Fund at Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150, Attn: John Davis.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 from 9 – 10:45 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Recreation Fund at Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150, Attn: John Davis.

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  1. Pastor Alecia Reeves-Freeman
    Apr 30 2013

    The First Church of Winthrop United Methodist, Winthrop, MA extend our deepest love and sympathy to the family as we continue to pray for comfort. May each of you be blessed; knowing that joy comes in the morning of the resurrection.

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