Lois Jeannette Walter

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Jan. 2, 2018

Lois Jeannette Walter, 80, of Wyalusing, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Celtic Hospice Unit at Geisinger South Hospital in Wilkes-Barre.

Jeannette was born on May 20, 1937, in Sayre, the daughter of the late Minor and Mary Dixon Farr.

On May 22, 1956, she married Peter Walter Jr. and the couple was married for 60 years until his passing on Dec. 7, 2016. Early in life she worked at the Meshoppen Dress Factory for a number of years afterwards she worked at Reyvald's in New Albany. Jeannette enjoyed going to yard sales in the surrounding communities. She loved to be surrounded her family especially her grandchildren.

Jeannette is survived by her children: Peter Walter III of Wyalusing, Robert Walter (Delilah Van Houten) of Laceyville, Deborah Smith (Terry Williams) of Factoryville, and Paul Walter of Wyalusing; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers: John (Mary Tallada) and George; sisters: Sally and Yolanda; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son Duane Allen Walter Sr. (March 25, 2009); step-mother Sarah Farr; sister Beverly Redmond; and sister Betty Chetkonoski.

Funeral services for Jeannette were held on Monday morning, Jan. 8, from the Sheldon Funeral Home, 459 Main St., Laceyville. Interment at the Camptown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Meshoppen/Laceyville Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 118, Meshoppen, PA 18630 or the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Ambulance, 91 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848.

Online condolences can be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.
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Sheldon Funeral Home - Laceyville, PA - Laceyville
459 Main St. PO Box 32
Laceyville, PA 18623
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Jan. 10, 2018
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