Walter H. Walberger, Jr.
unknown - October 1, 2012
Walter H. Walberger, Jr., 77, of Syracuse passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at home. Born in Otisco on Saturday, Oct. 27, 1934, he was the son of Walter Henry Walberger and Lillian May Kinney Walberger. He was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse-Camillus area. Walter retired from Southern Containers in 1996 after 43 years. He was a member of the Camillus Elks. An avid golfer, he was a member of West Hill Country Club. He also enjoyed cooking, bowling, hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, the former Rena Cromack; daughters and son-in-law, Judy Walberger of Baldwinsville, Nancy and John DelVecchio of Lakeland, and Patty Bellucci of Baldwinsville; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Christine Walberger of North Syracuse; stepdaughters and spouses, Carol Benjamin of Florida, Patty and Paul Jordan of Georgia, Linda and Joseph Rizzo of Lyncourt and Kathy and Scott Armstrong of Liverpool; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Marge Beak of Syracuse, Jennie Brown of Phoenix and Katherine Lindly of Houghton; brother, Ellis Walberger of Phoenix; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 in Immanuel United Methodist Church, 303 Kasson Rd., Camillus with Rev. Heather Williams and Ted Topalian officiating. Walter was laid to rest in Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Please view the Walberger Family Video Tribute and share condolences at BuranichFuneralHome.com.