American Veteran 01

Edwin W Walker

April 10, 1932 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 87)

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Obituary

Edwin W. Walker, 87, of Lower Burrell passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia.  He was born in Tarentum on April 10, 1932 to the late William G. and Elizabeth (James) Walker.  He was a dedicated mail carrier for 31 years in Lower Burrell and New Kensington. He was a proud Army veteran, having serving his country in Korea.  He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell.  He enjoyed calligraphy, puzzles and was an avid Pirates, Steelers and Penguins fan.  His most enjoyable moments were spending time with his family.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his infant child Mary Christine, his 2 sisters and 4 brothers.  He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend for 60 years, Nancy Walker, his dear children Sharon K. Sluser, of New Kensington, Gary E. Walker, of Alexandria, Va., Brian T. Walker, of New Kensington and Suzanne L. (Josh Krall) Walker, of Philadelphia, PA;  Seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Family and friends will be received from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday in the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068.  Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 a.m. on Monday in St. Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell.  (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH).  Memorial donations may be made to St. Margaret Foundation, 815 Freeport Rd, Pgh, PA 15215 or Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot, PA 16023.  Interment with Military Honors by the U.S. Army and Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
October 27, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
October 28, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Church
3055 Leechburg Rd
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Please note
EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH

Donations

Good Samaritan Hospice
134 Marwood Road, Cabot PA 16023
Tel: 1-724-352-6018

St. Margaret Foundation
815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215

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