Althea V. Walton
1921 - 2021
BORN
1921
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service - Quincy
650 Hancock St
Quincy, MA
Althea Volland Walton of Plymouth passed peacefully on August 6, 2021. Predeceased by loving husband, William Walton, leaves sons, Ralph Walton (Doreen Marsh); Dale and Atchara Walton, their children, Wahrit Walton (Brian Washburn), Warranyu Walton; and daughter, Susan (Sarah) Walton and John Mullen, children Brian and Katherine Mullen. Althea also leaves friends at Stafford Hill and at Linden Ponds. Althea and Bill followed many life adventures during their 55 years together, making homes also in Richmond VA, San Francisco, Needham, Kenya, Nigeria, St. Louis, Rochester, MN, Wooster, OH, and Ann Arbor, MI, where they were married. Althea trained at University of IL in their pioneer Occupational Therapy program. Although practicing only a few years, she used her professional skills throughout her life as a mother, faculty spouse, creative partner, volunteer and scout leader. She and Bill were active members in the Society of Friends (Quakers) where she found support and purpose. Althea wrote poetry, sculpted, carved, wove, drew delightful sketches and caricatures, and was known for her crocheted plastic Recycle Bags, and her sense of fashion, fondly called the Scarf Lady. An avid gardener, she nurtured her wildflowers but could never pass up an opportunity to pull a rogue weed. A celebration of life will be planned in September. Please visit www.HamelLydon.com to check for updated details.
Published by Old Colony Memorial from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14, 2021.
To plant trees in memory, please visit the Sympathy Store.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Funeral services provided by:
Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service - Quincy
MAKE A DONATION
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
Sponsored by Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service - Quincy.
Add a Message


Not sure what to say?



0 Entries
Be the first to post a memory or condolences.