EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 6, 2013

Byron Mortenson


Harwich, MA — Byron H. Mortenson, 68, of Harwich, Mass., a retired accountant, died of complications resulting from a brain tumor on Wednesday, September 4, in Hope Hospice at Epoch of Harwich.

Born in Barre, Vt., he lived in Haverhill, Mass., until moving to Harwich with his wife and son in 1973.

A 1962 graduate of Haverhill High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Norwich University.

Mr. Mortenson spent the majority of his accounting career at Davenport Realty Trust in South Yarmouth, Mass., and later at a number of other firms around Cape Cod and Rhode Island.

Mr. Mortenson is survived by Maria, his wife of 44 years, son, Erik; grandchildren, Anders and Anneliese and aunt, Esther Bettis.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, September 7, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at Morris, O’Connor, and Blute Funeral Home, 678 Main Street, Harwich, Mass.

Notes of comfort and sympathy may be made to his family at www.MorrisOConnorBlute.com.