Carl W. Walker
Carl W. Walker, longtime of Beverly, passed away
peacefully at home on July 2, 2020 at the age of 87, a few days short of
his 88th birthday.
Carl loved to sing. He experienced joy as
he joined in singing with those who visited him.
Marge, Carl’s wife of 62 years, joined in
the rapturous singing of great hymns of the church. Furthermore, the
congregation of First Presbyterian Church Northshore where he was a
long-standing member was so blessed by his many solos during worship
Carl served as a deacon and provided consistent
passionate leadership in ministering to those in need.
Whatever it took, no matter how
inconvenient, he offered help to those going through a difficult time.
He also served as a Gideon helping to
distribute Bibles throughout the North Shore of Boston and beyond.
Carl worked faithfully as manager of the
print shop at Gordon College and then moved on to work in maintenance.
Marge and Carl first met at Tremont Temple in
Marge sat in the balcony and enjoyed a
robust solo by Carl as part of the worship service.
After marriage, Carl and Marge served as
a team ministering to those in need.
For the past several years Carl was
confined at home for health reasons and was blessed by 24/7 healthcare.
survived by his wife Marge, his son David and wife Jen in New Jersey, his
daughter Rebecca Fles and husband Jacob in Maine and their three children.
service will be held at Hamilton Cemetery across from first Congregational
Church on Monday, July 13 at 1 PM.
A memorial service in celebration of his
life will follow at the Ipswich campus of First Presbyterian Church
at 2 PM. Arrangements by the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Gifts in memory of Carl can be
sent to First Presbyterian North Shore and/or Gideons International.
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