Walter O. Lee, Jr.

walter lee,

May 9, 1954 ~ December 10, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Walter O. Lee, Jr., age 67, of Hamden, passed away December 10, 2021. Born in New Haven on May 9, 1954, he was a son of the late Walter O. Lee, Sr. and Shirley (Burns) Lee. Walter is survived by his son, Thomas Patrick Lee of Massachusetts; his sister Mary R. Lord of Branford; brothers Thomas (wife Jane) Lee and Timothy (wife Michelle) Lee, all of Hamden; sister-in-law Susan Lee; brother in-law Jamie Lord; and nieces and nephews Donald Adair, Calla and Joseph Lord, Tim, Mike and Shannon Lee. Walter was predeceased by his brother Michael Lee. He was a resident of Hamden and New Haven most of his life. Walter was a former Civil Engineer for Connecticut Water Co. in Clinton and the Town of Wallingford, and later retired from Yale University.
Friends may attend his Graveside Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 18, at 12:00 noon at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 3110 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Following his interment there will be a celebration of Walter’s life at the Knights of Columbus, 2630 Whitney Ave., Hamden.
Arrangements are in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home.


Graveside Service: December 18, 2021 12:00 pm

St. Mary Cemetery
3124 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

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  1. To the Lee family my sincere condolences I worked with Walter and knew brother Tommy throughout the years at Yale and it was always a good experience working and sharing stories about work and life outside Yale God bless Walter and the family

  2. Walter was a really great guy. I loved getting to know him while on strike, taking the Yale shuttle together and at 344 Winchester Avenue. Walt enjoyed life and I will miss him very much as he was a really great guy.

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