H. Elton Dexter – Scituate

H. Elton Dexter – Scituate

H. Elton Dexter, 92, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was the husband of Shirley M. (Arnold) Dexter for 70 years before her passing in 2017.

A lifelong Scituate resident, he was the son of the late Horace E. and Sarah (Thornton) Dexter.

Mr. Dexter was the treasurer/title examiner for Real Estate Title Insurance Co. for 60 years before retiring. He was a WWII Army Air Corp veteran and graduated from Central High School in 1942. He was a founding member of the Scituate/Foster Little League, a member of the Scituate Lions Club and Hamilton Lodge #15 F&AM. He was the longest living member of North Scituate Baptist Church and the church choir director for 35 years. He played the piano at the Pier Restaurant in Newport, the Larchwood Inn in Wakefield, and the Cock & Kettle in Uxbridge, Mass.

He was the beloved father of Scott Dexter and his wife, Clarisse; Bradford Dexter and his wife, Helen; and Cheryl Dexter all of North Scituate. He was the brother of Harriet D. Smith and the grandfather of Lauren Dexter and Margaux Morisseau.

Visitation will be held in the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave., Route.44, Greenville, on Sunday, March 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service on Monday, March 12, at 11 a.m., in the North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road, North Scituate. Burial will be in Smithville Cemetery, North Scituate.

In lieu, of flowers, donations to North Scituate Baptist Church, PO Box 427, N. Scituate, RI 02857, will be appreciated.

For information and condolences, visit TuckerQuinnFuneralChapel.com .