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Walter D. Lee, Sr.

AGE: 78 • Wilmington

Walter D. Lee, Sr., age 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Friday, June 20, 2014 from complications of scleroderma.

Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late James Lee and Alice Bowers. He was a proud member of IBEW of Electrical Workers for over 40 years. Walter was a kind man, always helping his neighbors, especially with their lawn care. He was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed reminiscing about the good old days in Wilmington. Most importantly, Walter enjoyed family vacations and spending time with his 5 grandchildren.

Walter is survived by his wife of 57 years, Beatrice L. Hamilton-Lee; daughter, Tracey A. Lee; son, Walter, Jr. (Kimberly); grandchildren: Sara, Victoria, Georgie, Walter, III, and Jessica; brothers, Gary (Shirley) and Bruce Lee; and sisters: Sandra Hults (Milton), Dawn Capano, and Diane Busch (Bill). He was preceded in death by his brothers, Alfred and Roger Lee and sister, Winifred Lee.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 1:30-3:00 PM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702. A service in celebration of Walter's life will follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will be private. For directions or to express an online condolence, please visit

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Published in The News Journal on June 26, 2014
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