Poughkeepsie, NY - Joseph McWalters 78, a nine year resident of Poughkeepsie died suddenly Sunday night,December 9 2012 at his residence in Poughkeepsie, after a long bout with Esophageal cancer.
He was born in the Bronx,New York and lived most of his life in The Bronx and Brooklyn.
He was the son of the late William B. and the late Delia (Forde) McWalters.
Joe was employed in the trucking industry for more than 30 years in various capacities in New York City.
Joe was only a resident of Poughkeepsie for a short 9 years but he really enjoyed the move to the country.
He participated in many Senior Bowling and Softball leagues in the Poughkeepsie area.
He also enjoyed his gardening. Joe was predeceased by his wife Dorothy. He is survived by 3 Brothers, William T. of LaGrange,Thomas of Pawling, James of Queens, also his Sister-in-law Jeanette and his nephew Seamus.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 14th from 10 am-11 am at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 220 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Wheelchair entrance is located in the rear of the funeral home on Vassar Street. A Funeral Home Service will take place at 11 am immediately following the memorial service. Burial will be private. For directions or online condolences, please visit our web site at www.torsonememorial.com
In lieu of Flowers Memorial donations can be made to the Veterans Food Bank at Castle Point Va Hospital Rt 9D Castle Point,New York 12511.