Obituaries 05-23-2019

Kenneth Dalton Sr.

Member of Winthrop Elks and Life Member of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club

Kenneth P. Dalton, Sr. of Winthrop passed away unexpectedly on May 18. He was 78 years old.

Prior to his retirement, Kenneth worked for Massport as a facilities manager. He was a veteran of the Massachusetts Army National Guard, a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078 and a life member of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club in Winthrop.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mary T. (Higgins) Dalton, devoted father of Kenneth P. Dalton Jr. and his wife, Lisa of Peabody, Kevin W. Dalton of Winthrop, Patrick J. Dalton and his fiancée, Kristen Nelson of Greenwich, CT and the late Colleen M. Grenham and her late husband, John; adored grandfather of Ryan Maloney, Cory Ostigui, Branden Dalton, Courtney Dalton and Cameron, Chloe and Cael Dalton and great-grandfather of Ryan Maloney Jr.

Born in Boston, he was the cherished son of the late Walter and Margaret (Reddy) Dalton; dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Edward “Edza” Dalton and his late wife, Josephine, the late Warren Dalton and his late wife, Florence, the late William Dalton and his wife, Mal of Winthrop, the late Eleanor Silck and her late husband, Frederick, Virginia Adreani and her late husband, William of  Winthrop and the late Richard Dalton and his wife, Joanne of Winthrop. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop, on Friday, May 24 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations in his name can be made to the American Diabetes Association 260 Cochituate Road #200, Framingham, MA 01701.

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