Wallace E. Irvine, known by all as “Wally”, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2023, at the age of 92. Son of the late Hazel (Lougee) and Arthur E. Irvine, he was born and lived in Hopkinton, MA most of his life. He spent the past two years with his daughter Nancy and her family in North Carolina, where they had many happy days together.
Wally was an extremely friendly man and knew most everyone in town. He truly loved living in Hopkinton. He was very generous and helped anyone in need. He had a great sense of humor and was very positive about life. He lived his life caring and loving his family; always putting them first. He loved golfing and enjoyed watching football. He was a talented car machinist and handyman. Wally worked at Fenwal Electronics in Framingham for 25 years as a purchasing manager. After retiring, he went into business with his son John, building homes.
Wally is survived by his daughter, Nancy Mooradian, and her husband David, granddaughter Nicole Mooradian all of Clemmons, NC; Granddaughter Laura Courage, and husband David; great-granddaughters, Bella and Olivia Courage of Carver, MA; grandson Adam Irvine and wife Sally of Southbridge MA, and grandson James Irvine of Fall River, MA. In addition, he leaves his sister, Hazel Johnson of North Grafton, MA, and many nieces and nephews from the very large Irvine family. Wally is predeceased by his son John Irvine (2019), his first wife, Mary Irvine (1996), and second wife, Alberta Irvine (2020).
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at 11:30 a.m. at Faith Community Church in Hopkinton with a luncheon to follow in the church. In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.