Walter W. Frazier
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Poughkeepsie - Walter W. Frazier, 78, of Poughkeepsie died Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the Lutheran Care Center. Born on October 12, 1934 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late Walter W. and Almira Vankleeck Frazier. Walter was a graduate of Arlington High School (1952) and served in the US Army from July 10, 1957 through July 2, 1959. He received the Good Conduct Medal and was honorably discharged on June 30, 1963. On March 15, 1958 Walter married Patricia Ann Floughton in Poughkeepsie and she survives him at home. Walter retired from IBM on July 31, 1992 after 30 years. He was a lifetime member of the Poughkeepsie Elks Club, Lodge 275; played on McAuley's Golf League on Wednesdays, bowled at Mardi-Bob on Fridays, liked doing his yard work and had played football for Arlington High School. In addition to his wife of 54 years, Patricia, Walter is survived by his son Jeff Frazier and his daughter-in-law Sharon and their children Kim, Deidre, Kevin, Cory and great-granddaughter Savannah, his daughter Debra Frazier, his daughter Stephanie Frazier and her daughter Erika. Walter is also survived by numerous cousins. Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. The Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:00am in the funeral home. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Union Cemetery in Hyde Park, NY. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.doylefuneralhome.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26, 2012