EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

May 26, 2013

Michael Wayne Walworth, 28

Methuen — Michael Wayne Walworth, 28, of Methuen passed away peacefully surrounded by his devoted family on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House Haverhill, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident that occurred on June 16, 2012. Michael was born in Methuen and was the loving son of Wayne A. Walworth and Cathy J. (Perrault) Walworth, both of Methuen. Michael was a loyal employee in the family business, Wain’s Irrigation, from a very early age right up to his accident.

Michael enjoyed spending his free time fishing on Harris Pond. He loved to travel up North with family and friends to either go camping or snowboarding, depending on the season. Mike also enjoyed playing video games with his brother and friends. He was a car enthusiast and would always be working on his to improve it. He loved his dogs, Haleigh and Shady. He also was an avid fan of all New England teams especially the Boston Celtics and he loved vacationing on Lake George, N.Y.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his beloved sister, Rachel J. Walworth, and his beloved brother and best friend, Matthew M. Walworth, both of Methuen. Michael is also survived by his father, Wayne’s, fiancée Jean Goff, and her son, Travis, of Methuen; and his mother Cathy’s fiancée, David Pomerleau, and his daughter, Deirdre, of Methuen; his paternal grandmother, Mary Donaldson, of Haverhill; his aunt, Lois Walworth; and cousins, Justin, Alyssa, Hannah of Lawrence; his uncle, Alan, and aunt, Nancy Perrault; and cousin, Jillian of Methuen; his uncle, Scott Donaldson of Haverhill; and his godmother, Ruth Palmer of Haverhill. He will surely be missed by all his friends. Michael was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Rudolph and Lucille (Meme) Perrault; paternal grandfather, Ronald Donaldson; and his uncle and godfather, Kenneth Walworth.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends will be received at visiting hours on Monday, May 27, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. His funeral service will take place on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

For those who wish to remember Michael, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory are asked to be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.

For directions, or to send the Walworth family an online condolence, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.