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WALTER C. HEMIGHAUS Mr. Walter C. Hemighaus, 96, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 with his granddaughter at his bedside at her home in Sebastian, Florida. Walter was born on January 27th, 1917 in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He was the son of Walter and Mary Ethel (nee Crowley) Hemighaus. He graduated from Bridgeton Senior High School. Walter resided in New Jersey until moving to Port St. Lucie, FL in 1992. From there he moved to Micco, FL in 2003. He worked as a printer for Price Brothers in New Jersey, later retiring from Bridgeton Motor Parts. His hobbies included traveling, playing cards with friends, cooking, gardening and crossword puzzles. Survivors include his son, George Hemighaus of Bridgeton, New Jersey; brother, Raymond Hemighaus of North Kingstown, Rhode Island; granddaughters, Erica Young of Sebastian, Florida, Susan Gaskill of Bridgeton, New Jersey; grandsons, Christopher and Matthew Hemighaus of Bridgeton, New Jersey, Brian Hemighaus of Vineland, New Jersey, and several nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ethel; wife Mary Elizabeth Hemighaus; brothers, Robert and James (Dink) Hemighaus; sister Clare Marks; daughter Diane Gardner, and grandson Eric David Gardner. Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 406 West 34th St., Kansas City, Missouri 64111 in memory of Walter. SERVICES: A private memorial service is planned for the family. Walter was deeply loved and will be dearly missed by his family, especially his granddaughter, Erica. Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Sebastian. A guest book is available at www.strunkfuneral Paid Obituary

Published in the TC Palm on May 1, 2013
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