Raymond A. Walter

Born: Thu., Sep. 18, 1930
Died: Thu., Jul. 23, 2020

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Raymond A. Walter, 89, previously of 140 Davis Street in Youngsville of 65 years and more recently the Rouse Suites, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

He was born September 18, 1930, in Youngsville, to the late Clarence and Alice (Anderson) Walter. He graduated from Youngsville High School in 1948. He worked at the National Forge Steel Co., for 31 years, as a Machinist. He worked for Youngsville Television for many years and he owned and operated his own Tool and Cutter business out of his home. Raymond was a member of the Saron Lutheran Church and the Youngsville VFD, where he was the treasurer for several years. He was a member of the Warren Co. Shrine Club, Erie Co. Jesters, and Stillwater Lodge, where he was a past master and he was a 32nd degree mason. Raymond was a hard worker, but he enjoyed traveling and camping in his free time.

Raymond is survived by his wife Vonnie (Schnell) Walter, whom he married on November 10, 1950, at the Saron Lutheran Church. He is also survived by his three daughters, Patty (Todd) Briggs of Bemus Point, NY, Cindy (Mark) Nyquist of Youngsville, and Debbie (Randy) Gustafson of Bloomsburg, PA, 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Raymond is preceded in death by his sister, Lois Gustafson.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital, 1645 W. 8th St, Erie, PA 16505 or at shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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