Walter X. Stanton Jr. of Southampton, formerly of Port Washington, died at Southampton Hospital on January 20, from complications related to a fall. He was 79.
Mr. Stanton, known as Ted, was born on April 29, 1934, to Walter and Gertrude Kinsley Stanton in the Bronx. He attended Fordham Prep, Fordham College and Columbia Law School, graduating as a Stone Scholar.
Married to Anne Hickey Stanton for more than 50 years, he is also survived by his children: Anne, Elizabeth, Tony, Peter and Christopher; and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Michael K. and Joseph L. Stanton.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the O’Connell Funeral Home in Southampton. Mass was said on January 25 at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton, followed by burial in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to A Kid’s Brain Tumor Cure Foundation, 98 Random Farms Drive, Chappaqua, NY 10514.