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Walter Jennings

Walter R. Jennings Jr.

Tuesday, May 13th, 1924 - Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Walter R. Jennings Jr. of West Newton, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the age of 95. Dear brother of Faith Jennings of Billerica. Beloved husband of the late Janyce (Banks), loving father of Phillip Jennings and his wife Susan Simmonds-Jennings and Peter Jennings and his wife Maria, all of Randolph. Grandfather of Damali Simmonds of Boston and Bomani Simmonds-Jennings of Chicago, IL. Great grandfather of Malia Simmonds. Also survived by his dearest friend Richard Langley.
Mr. Jennings served as past Chairman of the Board of Dimock Community Health Center and a member of the board of trustees of Bridge Over Troubled Waters where he was the founder of the Vocational Education Department. He also served as a board member for Jobs For Youth, The Grimes Foundation and The Boston Globe Foundation.
Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 15th at Noon in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. West Newton. Visiting hours will be held immediately prior to the service from 10AM-12PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Jennings memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at Cancer.org.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 15th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 15th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Burke & Blackington Funeral Home
    Address
    1479 Washington St.
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Service

    Friday, November 15th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 15th, 2019 12:00pm
  • Interment

    Location
    Interment will be private.
    Address
    Private
    Private, MA
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Frank Marino

Posted at 09:00pm
Walter or Russ as I called him was a gentleman 100% of the time
A kind ,caring ,wonderful man who always spoke very highly about his family.
And was a true friend to me.
I will never forget him!
Peace Be With U, Russ!
Love Always and Forever,Frankie



We were friends good friends for over 10 years and every time I talked with him he always made me feel like we would always be friends forever
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