Mr. Walter R. "Red" Derby
Walter R. "Red" Derby of Stoneham, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Winchester Hospital. He was 84 years of age.
Red was the husband of the late Elisa "Lisa" Derby. He was the father of Lou Derby and his wife Maria and Lynn Derby Collins and her husband Bob. The papa of Chris Derby and his wife Mariah, Louie Derby Jr. and his wife Amanda, Richie Derby and Bobby Collins, Red was the brother of Ray Derby and the late Dave Derby and Arthur Derby. He was the son of the late Ethel (Greer) Derby.
Red was a retired Boston Police Officer, serving from 1964-1990.
A Funeral Mass Celebrating Red's Eternal Life will be held in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham, Friday, October 21st at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family prior to the Mass, beginning at 8am in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Please honor Red by making donations in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome.
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