Monson- Walter J. Hull, 92, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020. Walter was born in Monson, June 19, 1928 to the late Frank and Victoria (Niewiedzial) Hull. He has been a life long resident here. Walter belonged to the greatest generation serving in the US Navy during WWII. He was honorably discharged and returned to Monson where he worked at the former Springfield Moulders and retired after 42 years as a supervisor. Walter was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Monson. He was an active member of the American Legion, Post 241 in Monson. Walter could be seen marching in every parade the Legion participated in, often leading the way. He was also active at the Monson Polish-American Club, often stopping in to catch up with family and friends. Walter enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing. He loved to play "Keno" and was working on a method to figure out the perfect combination. His greatest love was for his family, always spending time with his children and enjoying all the grandchildren and great grandchildren as each new baby arrived.
Walter leaves his wife Phyllis A. (Coolong) Hull of 62 years and their children; Geraldine DePace and husband Gary, Beverly Thompson and husband Skip, Susan Trudeau and husband Alan, Frank Hull and wife Susan, Mary Hull and son in-law Jack Thomas; grandchildren, James and Katelyn DePace, Christopher DePace, Belinda and Jason Hill, Stephen Thompson, Kimberly Thompson, Andrea Trudeau, Owen Trudeau, Sarah Hull, Amanda Hull, Frank Hull, Olivia Hull, Dustin and Katie Hull, Bradford Hull, Philip Hull, Jaqueline Hull; great grandchildren, Abby, Henry, Violet, Ashley, Evelyn, Charlotte, Kaylynn, Hunter, Penelope, Jackson, Reed and Orin; a brother Stanley Hull and sister Victoria LeMay. Walter was predeceased by a son, Charles Hull; a granddaughter, Emily Trudeau; brothers, Edmund, John and Thomas; sisters, Anna and Julia.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, September 15th from 4-7pm at Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. Please wear a face covering during visiting hours.
A Funeral Mass will be conducted Wednesday, September 16th at Bethany Cemetery at 10am with committal prayers and military honors being conducted at graveside to conclude the services. Friends and extended family members are asked to gather at the cemetery and park in the designated area. The funeral service will be conducted outside at the cemetery.
The family recommends bringing your own chair to be seated during the service, and if you are moved to, bring an American Flag to honor Walter who had a deep appreciation of our Country's greatest symbol.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the Charles Reed Hull Memorial Fund c/o Monson Savings Bank PO Box 188 Monson, MA 01057.
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