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Blair J. Walker


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Blair J. Walker Obituary
Blair John Walker, 64, of Shrewsbury, Mass., formerly of Monroeville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at his Lake St. residence in Massachusetts with his family at his side. He was born Sept. 17, 1954, in Wilkinsburg. He was the only son of the late Charles W. (Doctor Walker's Garage) Walker and Minnie A. (Neiman) Walker. He was preceded in death by his eldest sister, Karen Lee Garrow Siebert, and a niece, Bethany Lynn Garrow. He was a 1974 graduate of Sunrise School in Monroeville. He was an acolyte at Christ Lutheran Church in Wilmerding for many years. Blair was loved by all who met him. A medal winner in the Special Olympics in 2005 in Massachusetts, he also liked to do black velvet pictures, paint bird houses, work on clay pottery at Clay Time in Shrewsbury, Mass., and sang in the Seven Hills Choir at his Day Care Center. He also liked to listen to his Elvis Presley CD's and sing to all who would listen. He is survived by his sisters, Eileen Larouere (Tim), and Beverly Wilson (Andrew). He is also survived by nieces and nephews, Andrew Wilson III, Kelly Nycum (Bruce), Dr. Brian Larouere (Dr. Beth) and Erin Jean Moore (Jonathan); also one great-niece, Julia Larouere; and four great-nephews, Thomas Larouere, Connor, Isaac and Pruitt Moore.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the JAMES W. SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, Irwin. Please go directly to the church. Interment will be in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Blair's name to the Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic, UMMF Office of Advancement, 333 S. St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
Published in Norwin Star from Jan. 6 to Jan. 10, 2019
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