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Mc Dermott, Walter F. Jr.

Walter F. Mc Dermott U.S. Navy WWII
Walter F. Mc Dermott U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 2/14/1926
Died On: 1/13/1996 Last Residence: 06830, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut
Street Address: West Glen Avenue
Service Number: 9245099
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS Evarts DE 5 - 1 Jul 1945

Veteran Code: USN-161

Walter F. Mc Dermott

Walter F McDermott was bom Feb 14 1926 in Port Chester to Walter and Juanita Toohill McDermott. He attended schools in Port Chester and graduated from Rye High School in 1947.

In Rye his family lived on West Glen Avenue. Walter enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

During World War II he served in the Navy in the Pacific. His family said he was awarded three Navy Air Medals for locating and destroying enemy ships He also was awarded the Purple Heart.

Walter was married the former Mary Lander. He was the founder of McDermott Paint & Wallpaper on Spring Street in Greenwich.

He was a volunteer firefighter in Rye and Greenwich for many years He was past president of the Kiwanis Club of Greenwich. Walter was semiretired and lived in Greenwich and Puerto Plata Dominican Republic.

Walter F McDermott a Port Chester native died Saturday January 13, 1996 at his home in Greenwich Conn He was 69.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a son Walter ‘of Greenwich time daughters D-V bra Adkins of Torrlngton Ct Susan Rafter of Newtown CT and Elisabeth McDermott of Norwalk CT seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren


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