Walter M. Raitter

Walter M. Raitter, 88, of Woodbury Heights, N.J., passed away on March 17, 2014.

Walt was born in Luzerne Township in 1925. He was a supervisor of Electrical Engineering Draftsman for the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard for 38 years, retiring in 1982. Walt Served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Walt is survived by his wife of 35 years, Livia N. Trama; sons, Dennis W. Raitter and wife, Donna, of Kingsland, Ga.; John Slavek, of Mickleton, N.J.; and Lawrence Slavek, of West Deptford, N.J.; daughter, Julie Raitter-Sandberg and husband Tom, of Jamison; brother, John; sisters, Jean, Peggy, Mary Lou, Alice, Ann and Betty; brother-in-law, Tony Trama; special cousin, Jim Forney; grandchildren, Rebecca, Nicole, Samantha, Ian, Arianna, Devon and Christie and six great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Yvonne P. Ruschalk; daughter, Livia Slavek; brothers, Bill, Ed, Frank and Joe; sisters Wanda and Rita.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Friday until the Mass of Christian Burial at noon in Infant Jesus Parish, St. Margaret's Church in Woodbury Heights. Davis & Wagner Funeral & Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gloucester County Division of Senior Services Nutrition Program 115 Budd Blvd. Woodbury, NJ 08096.

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Davis and Wagner Funeral & Cremation Services
171 Delaware Street Woodbury, NJ 08096

Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 20, 2014