Walter Scott

Walter A. Scott Sr.

Friday, February 16th, 1934 - Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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Scott, Walter A. Sr., of Arlington formerly of Belmont December 28. Beloved husband of Mary B., (Salipante) Scott. Father of Dianna Devine and her husband Michael of Arlington, Walter A., "Sonny" Scott Jr., and his wife Christine of Lexington and Martha J. Scott of Lexington and her partner Robert Kohler of Medford. Grandfather of Benjamin and Sarah Scott of Lexington. Brother of the late Joan Furlong. Uncle of Darlene Checchi of Beverly and the late Frank L. Furlong III. Brother in-law of Andre and Elaine Salipante. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours Thursday January 2 from 3:00 to 7:00pm in The DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass Avenue ARLINGTON and to a Mass of Christian Burial Friday January 3 at 11:00am at St. Camillus Church. Please go directly to church. Interment to follow with Military Honors , Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Raised in Belmont he graduated in 1952 from Belmont High School where he played football, hockey, and baseball. He then went to BU on a hockey scholarship and also played on the baseball team there. After his freshman year, he was drafted into the Army where he was the player, coach, and manager of the Sandia Base, NM hockey team. He was invited to try out for the 1956 Olympic Hockey Team.
He then started a career as a radio disc jockey and sports announcer working at various stations throughout New England. From 1967 to 1972 he was the radio voice of BU Hockey on WBUR. He also did BU football at this time, taking over for Johnny Most. He was the radio announcer for many years for the Beanpot Tournament on WBZ radio. In 1972 he was hired by WBZ to be the Boston Bruins Radio announcer but before the season started, new management decided to hire Bob Wilson instead. He also was the radio broadcaster for the New England Whalers of the WHA. He most recently was the broadcaster of the Arlington High School hockey team on cable TV.
An avid golfer, he was a longtime member of Lexington Golf Club. In 2018 on the 100th anniversary of the Winchester CC Father Son Tournament, he and his son were recognized as the oldest living father son team at 46 consecutive years. He was also an auto mechanic and loved to restore old Mercedes Benz and attend antique car shows.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    DeVito Funeral Home - Arlington
    1145 Massachusetts Ave.
    Arlington, MA 02476
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  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 11:00am
    St. Camillus Church
    1175 Concord Turnpike
    Arlington, MA 02476
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  • Interment

    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 | 12:30pm
    Friday, January 3rd, 2020 12:30pm
    Westview Cemetery
    Bedford Street
    Lexington, Massachusetts
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Posted at 06:33pm
A fine Gentleman. First met Mr,Scott while coaching his son "Sonny" at AHS. Enjoyed his conversations at The Ed Burns Arena , prior to his broadcasting AHS Boy's Ice Hockey. He will be missed by all, especially by the Arlington H.S. ACMI broadcast team, coaches and players.
Bob Bartholomew

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