Walter Velechko
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Walter P., 61, of Clifton, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015. Born in Passaic, he resided in Clifton most of his life. Walter was currently a Facilities Manager at Cytec Industries Inc., Woodland Park, NJ where he has worked for 30 years. He was a member of Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Ascension Church, Clifton and the NJ Historical Miniature Associates.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Kelly Garry. Survivors include: his wife the former, Marion Kudla; his daughter, Stacy Toner and her husband, Lt. Col. Kevin R. Toner of Japan; his parents, Peter and Anna (nee Vasko) Velechko of Clifton; his brother, Vitale Velechko and his wife, Carolyn of Cedar Grove; and his granddaughter, Caitlyn Ashley Rohmert.
Funeral Services are 9:15 AM Wednesday from Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton and 10:00 AM at Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Ascension Church, 635 Broad Street, Clifton. Cremation to follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Parastas 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Homes for our Troops, 6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780,, Honor Flight Network, 300 E. Auburn Ave., Springfield, OH 45505-4703,, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306, Please visit for online condolences and driving directions.

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Published in The Record/Herald News on Nov. 2, 2015.
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October 31, 2019
I really miss our talks about models, dioramas, and Vietnam, Walley. Every time there is a new figure or model that comes out I think of how we would contact eachother to tell the other about the new item and how they could be used in an upcoming project. Miss you, Brother.
James O'Leary
October 27, 2019
will never forget my brother in arms and in life. I think about you every day! Miss ya man!
Big Schwarz
November 4, 2015
Dear Anna and Peter, I'm so sorry to hear about Walter. All of us in the the Tabachuk family send our condolences and our prayers to you and the family.
Nancy Tabachuk
November 6, 2015
Sincere condolences to Marion and family. From your former neighbors in Wayne Mary Lipani 1203 and Pat Kimble 1204. So sorry for your loss.
November 4, 2015
to my comrade,bro and friend, you have made the lives of people you have known better and for me you will always be an ace! Dude, you will be missed by many and there is an empty in my heart where you always will be! god speed to a better place. Big Bill
William,aka Big Bill Schwarz
November 4, 2015
Marion and Stacy: Our heartfelt condolences. Stay strong during this difficult time.
Love, Kamay & Jim Weiskopf
Jim Weiskopf
November 2, 2015
Marion & Family,

Sincere condolences. Sorry for your loss.

I remember Walt fondly all the way back to the Shulton days in Clifton.
Joe D'Aluisio
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