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Barbara Walter Obituary
Barbara J. Walter NEW PALTZ - Barbara J. Walter, known to many as “Babs”, age 64, of New Paltz, passed away on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. Born on March 20, 1948, in New York City, she was the daughter of Robert and Katherine (Lermond) Cantwell. Barbara was a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, where she majored in English. She married Jay S. Walter. He died in 1979. She was a member of AARP and the Catskill Yacht Club. Prior to her retirement Barbara was employed by Hudson Valley Newspapers, Highland, as an advertising director. During her retirement years she spent her time living and traveling on the boat, “The Duck” with Uwe, and cherished her time with her grandson, Sebastian. Surviving are one son, Jesse Robert Walter and his wife Beckey Walter and grandson, Sebastian Walter all of Ulster Park.Barbara is also survived by her significant other, Uwe K. Hestnar of New Paltz. Friends and relatives may call from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY 12561. A celebration of life service will begin at Noon at the funeral home. Burial will follow at New Paltz Rural Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561. (845)255-1212. If anyone wishes to express condolences online please go to www.copelandfhnp.com.

Published in the Daily Freeman on Feb. 28, 2013
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