Walter L. Ferguson Jr., 67, a resident of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at home after an illness. He and his wife, Diane G. Ferguson, celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26.
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Born in Philadelphia, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Ferguson Sr., he was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the Navy; he was trained as one of the first Navy SEALS. Before retirement, he had worked in health care as a certified nursing assistant.
Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Donna Carl and her husband, Bill, South Carolina; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411. Go to www.millerbeanfh.com for additional funeral information, directions or to submit an online condolence card.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 24, 2013