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Walter F. Horton

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, February 10th from 10 – 12 noon, in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (route 107) Revere for Walter F. Horton who died on Thursday, February 5th at The Soldier’s Home in Chelsea, following a long illness at 88 years.  A funeral service will following the visitation in the funeral home. Born & raised in Revere. Walter was educated in Revere and was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1944. After high school, Walter enlisted in the United States Navy. He proudly served his country during World War II. In 1947 Walter married Una C. Marsilia. The couple settled in Revere and raised their family. Walter was an employee at Northeast Airlines as an Aviation Mechanic, where he worked for several years. He then took a position at Atlantic Paper Box Co. A position that lasted for over 30 years. He is the devoted husband of the late Una C. (Marsilia) Horton. The loving father of Paul L. & Mark J. Horton both of Revere. He is the beloved brother of the late Albert Horton. Also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery (Peabody). Late WWII Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Activities Fund at The Soldier’s Home, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 10th from 10 – 12 noon

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 10th at 12 noon in the Funeral Home

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery

The Activities Fund at The Soldier’s Home, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150.

 

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  1. Kimberly Barrasso
    Feb 7 2015

    What a wonderful man. A dedicated husband and father. We will miss him.

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