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Walter W. Lynn, 92, of East Haven died Aug. 19 at the Apple Rehabilitation Center of Guilford. He was born in New Haven on May 24, 1927 to the late Walter W. Sr. and Marjorie Moulton Lynn. Walter grew up in West Haven and served in the Merchant Marines and the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a machinist for Pratt & Whitney for many years. While there, he was very instrumental in their union as both a negotiator and representative. He spent many years and retired from East Haven Town Hall as the town assessor. Walt was also very involved in town and state politics with the East Haven Democratic Party. He loved interesting political debates, golf, his friendships, and family.
He leaves a sister, Beverly Tulchin of West Haven; a nephew, Arthur Limoncelli, who was like a son to him; and two nieces, Debra Kennedy Lifton and Sandra (Limoncelli) Dickson, who were with him right up until the end. He also leaves several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Ronald Lynn and three sisters, Marilyn Limoncelli, Marjorie Bamberg, and Janet Kennedy.
A funeral service was held Aug. 24 at the East Haven Memorial Longobardi—Brennan Funeral Home. Burial took place at East Lawn Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Democratic Party national or local affiliates.
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