WALTER KELLY PEET; U.S. COAST GUARD

January 14, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – May 31, 1943; 21 years old; married to the former Lillian Kelly on September 19, 1942 in Darien, CT; no children
Last local address: 35 Nolan Street, Norwalk

Norwalk High School Class of ‘40

From The Norwalk Hour June 1, 1943

Walter Peet, 21, of 35 Nolan Street, with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, now under the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, died at the Norwalk Hospital last night after a lengthy illness. A well-known athlete in Norwalk, the deceased took a prominent part in football activities with Norwalk High School, The Laurels, and the Spring Hill Tigers. Besides his wife Lillian, he is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peet, and his brother Harry Peet Jr. Funeral services will be held at the home at 35 Nolan Street on Friday at 8:30 a.m. and at St. Mary’s Church at 9 o’clock. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Walter is buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Norwalk, Section B.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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