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Mr. Walter G. Halley

Obituary for Mr. Walter G. Halley

July 6, 1930 - July 24, 2019
of Wilmington, formerly of Stoneham, Massachusetts | Age 89

USAF Korean War Veteran and an honorary retired member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors


Walter G. Halley of Wilmington, 89, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2019, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-three years, Dora A. (Lifrieri) Halley. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church of Stoneham, MA. Walter was a resident of Stoneham, MA for 36 years until moving to Wilmington, MA.

Walter was a loving husband, involved father and grandfather. Walter and Dora enjoyed spending their retirement, holidays and vacations with their children and grandchildren. Walter was member of the USAF and a Korean War Veteran. He was also an honorary retired member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors.

Born in Revere, MA, he was the son of the late John Halley and Bridget "Maude" (Laurie) Halley both of Revere, MA. He is survived by his wife and four children, daughter Mary Curtis and her husband Jeffrey Curtis, daughter Andrea Tarlow and her husband Eric Tarlow, son Jeffrey Halley and his wife Jill Halley and daughter Joanne Tremblay and her husband Warren Tremblay.

Dear brother of Douglas Halley and Doris Talios and the late, Sister Mary Dimas, Monica Geehan, Loretta "Sissy" Flahive, Florence LaFreniere, Alexander Halley, Paul Halley, John Halley, Herbert Halley, and James Halley.

Walter also leaves seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM Tuesday, July 30th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Walter's Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Monday, July 29th from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment with Military Honors will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations in the name of Walter Halley to High Pointe House, online at or by mailing to Home Health Foundation, Attn: Community Engagement, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843.

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