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Walter James Curtis
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  • Admiral James B. Osborn Memorial Scholarship Fund
    105 Ohio Way
    Ladson, SC 29456

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“Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“I am so very sorry for your loss Maureen. Your family has lost a good person. I have lost a good friend. May he be in a good place. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn Nolte

“On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), I offer our sincere condolences on Walter's passing. You and your loved ones are in our...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Dixon - Cary, NC - coworker

“So sorry for your loss Maureen, Thinking of you and your family in this time of grief, always enjoyed our time together at subvets ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Jennie Viering - Ladson - Friend

“Louie, Mya and Maureen, you were all so blessed to have a most wonderful father, grandfather and husband so many could only dream of sharing a life...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: sheryl moore - mt. pleasant, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss of your Dad...With our Deepest sympathy for the loss of your Dad...Walter Curtis,May he rest in peace..Sincerely Joan...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: JOAN AND Gino DONOFRIO - NAPLES, FL

Brotherhood of the Dolphin “To the Curtis Family, On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on Walt's...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Nick Nichols - SC

“Dear Maureen and FamilyI am so saddened by Walt's passing. I can still remember when you and Walt first came to our meeting at the FRA. My pleasure...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Theron Irving - Hanahan, SC

“Rest in peace Walt. Many prayers for your family.byEGF ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jean and vincent Organic - Brick, NJ

“So sorry for your loss Curtis family. Sending our thoughts and prayers. Ron and Nancy Stanton ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Ron and Namcy Stanton - NJ

“Fair winds and following seas Shipmate..... I belong to Sub Vets Charleston. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Terry SICKLE - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

“To the Curtis Family - We are so very sorry. Please know we have all of you in our thoughts and prayers. We hope Heaven has spectacular golf courses...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Ellen Hahn - Liverpool, NY

Brotherhood of the Dolphin “To the Curtis Family, On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on Walt's...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Nick Nichols - Summerville, SC

“So many memories, but the oldest & 1 of the dearest was when you were best man for us. The last & the most precious was our recent visit to you. So...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Gloria Trinka - Naples, FL


Walter James Curtis, 93, of Hanahan, SC, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Divine Redeemer Catholic Church 1106 Fort Drive, Hanahan, SC at 10:00 am. Inurnment with military honors will be held at Beaufort National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road.

Walter was born January 17, 1925 in New York City, NY, son of the late Walter Curtis and Lillian Dvorak Curtis. He served in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of the US Submarine Veterans of WWII, US Submarine Veterans, Charleston Base and US Submarine Veterans, Weeki Wachee Base. He was also a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 269, Goose Creek and the Holland club. He was a steam fitter for a mechanical engineering company.

Walter is survived by his wife, Maureen Anne McLaughlin Curtis of Hanahan, SC; three sons: Walter John Curtis of Branchburg, NJ, Michael Charles Curtis of North Syracuse, NY and Gregory Quinn Curtis, MD of Hanover, NH; daughter, Laraine Curtis of Mount Pleasant, SC; brother, Bernard Curtis of Maryland; and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Admiral James B. Osborn Memorial Scholarship Fund, 105 Ohio Way, Ladson, SC 29456.