Currier, Walter F. Walter F. Currier, Ret. Chief US Navy, of West Haven, passed away July 27, 2008 at his residence surrounded by his family. Walter was the husband for 62 years of Evelyn A. Drehs Currier. A longtime resident of West Haven, Walter was born in Rockville, CT on Jan. 7, 1923, a son of the late William and Olga Yanke Currier. Besides his wife Walter leaves a daughter Gail Evarts and grandsons Jason & Eric Evarts all of Newington. He was predeceased by a sister Helen Linsley and brothers William & Wallace Currier. After a 30 year career with the US Navy, Walter also retired from the St. of CT Dept. of Transportation after 25 years of employment. Walter was a member of Hiram Lodge # 1 AF & AM . A Funeral Service will be held Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at 10 AM in BEECHER & BENNETT- TAYLOR Funeral Home, 410 Campbell Ave. West Haven. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 PM with a Masonic Service being held at 7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to : Masonic Charity Foundation of CT, - P.O. Box 70 Wallingford, CT 06492 or to : Grand Chapter of CT OES, Cancer Research- P.O. Box 143 Plymouth, CT 06782.

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  1. Dear Evelyn, Gail, Jason & Eric, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Ann Behler, Alice Chapter

  2. Dear Evelyn, Gail,Jason and Eric I’m so sorry that we can’t be there with you at this time. Please know that are thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. With our love, Don and Nancy Hubert

  3. Dear Gail, Eric, and Jason, I am sure that Brother and Chief Currier looked on his decendants with a great deal of pride, for their accomplishments in so many areas. It has been my honor to know the three of you fraternally, and you have many of your fraternal family proud to know you. I am especially gratified that Brother Currier got to meet with his fine grandsons as Brothers. Ed and Masako Lawson, CT DeMolay

  4. Evelyn, Gail, Eric & Jason My prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May the comfort of God be with all of you. Star Love Tammy

  5. Evelyn, Gail, Eric & Jason Our prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May the memories of happy time past, add a little sweetness to the days ahead. May the comfort of God be with all of you. Star Love Elliott, Morris and Maria Frauenglass August 2, 2008 Newington, CT

  6. From one Navy family to the Currier Navy family, Our prayers are with you at this time. May Chief Currier have fair winds and following seas on his final deployment. Our love to all of you, Evelyn, Gail, Jason and Eric. Sam, Ken, Linda and Art

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