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Jay Laurence Walton

May 24, 1948 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 72)


Jay L.Walton,72, of West Haven died suddenly on August 31, 2020 at his home. Born in Bridgeport on May 24, 1948, he was the only child of the late Harry and Betty Nemeth Walton.  Jay was a decorated Vietnam War veteran and received two Purple Hearts for his acts of valor. Predeceased by his partner of nearly 30 years, Kathleen A. Keane, Jay will be sadly missed by Kathleen’s family that he leaves behind including Noreen Caponera (the late Oliver), Margaret (Donald) Mitchell, and Elizabeth Keane (Larry Cummings), in addition to all who loved “Uncle Jay.” Prior to his retirement Jay was employed by the United States Postal Service for over 30 years.

All are invited to attend a graveside service, with military honors, on THURSDAY September 10 at 11 o’clock in St. Lawrence Cemetery. If you wish to honor Jay, donations may be made to Fisher House, Attention: Amanda Salthouse, 950 Campbell Ave. West Haven, CT. 06516.

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Graveside Service
September 10, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Lawrence Cemetery
280 Derby Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516


Fisher House c/o Amanda Salthouse
950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven CT 06460

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