Warren F. Averill

Warren F. Averill, of Milton, died after a period of failing health, Wednesday December 23, 2015.

Born in Watertown, he served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and graduated from Boston University and received his Master’s degree in Chemistry from Simmons College. He retired after over 30 years of teaching at Northeastern University. Mr. Averill enjoyed sailing his boat in Osterville and following his grandchildren’s sports teams.

Beloved husband of the late Mary T. (Devine) Averill. Loving father of Mark F. Averill and his wife Mary V. of VA, Diane M. Cempellin and her husband Peter L. of Dover, Gerard W. Averill of CA and Lynn Ann Averill and her husband Peter Gravallese of Milton. Devoted Papa of Sean, Nicole and Colin Averill, Laura and Andrew Cempellin and Grant, Ian and Max Gravallese. Brother of Robert Averill and his wife Claire of Falmouth, Beverly Gelezinis of FL and the late Victor Averill.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday December 30 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Warren’s memory may be made to The Averill Scholarship Fund at Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.