Walter D. Dilly Sr. 74, of Tioga, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 15, 1948 in Marion County, West Va., a son of Stanley William and Nellie M. (Sloan) Dilly. Walter was a tank operator for Corning Inc. He enjoyed scratch off lottery tickets and crossword puzzles.
Walter is survived by his children, Walter (Florence) Dilly Jr., of Savona, N.Y., Tina (Jack) Rothenburgh, of Lawrenceville, David (Patsy) Dilly, of Lawrenceville, Michael (Brenda) Dilly, of Lawrenceville; stepdaughter, Jean (Daniel) Taber of Tioga; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren and two sisters, Genevieve Stock of Wellsboro and Betty Knapp of Lawrenceville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter-in-law, April Dilly; a sister, Helen Knapp; five brothers, Raymond Dilly, Roy Dilly, Bill Dilly, Bob Dilly and Stanley Dilly Jr.; a step-grandson, Dennis Gee, Jr.; common law wife, Gertrude Braster.
Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 1 - 2 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St. Mansfield. A funeral service will follow immediately at 2 p.m. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Oct. 16 to Oct. 23, 2021.