Walter Chapla

Walter Chapla, 92, of Old Forge died Tuesday evening, Feb. 11, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospital-Anderson Campus, Easton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Mary Polaschak Chapla; wife of 47 years, the former Shirley Weikel; first wife, the former Sophia Abrams; and three sisters, Helen Savitski, Anna Voytko, and Rose Glomboski.

Surviving are his children, Carol Bernardini and husband, Sam, Walter C. Chapla and wife, Loretta, Shareen Bachman and husband, Charles, Willie Lambert and wife, Ellen, and Vivian Lambert; brothers, Peter Chapla and Joseph Novotka; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services and interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore, are entrusted to Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., Old Forge.

Funeral Home

Kearney Funeral Homes
517 North Main Street Old Forge, PA 18518-1811
(570) 562-1590

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 15, 2014