Wallace Walters “Uncle Wally”; Served with U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division During Vietnam War; Iron Worker
Wallace Walters “Uncle Wally” peacefully passed away on November 29, 2022, at the age 82. He was born on June 17th, 1940, in Philadelphia, PA and spent his childhood in Sea Isle City, NJ which made his love of the beach strong. Wallace is predeceased by his parents, wife Phyllis, daughter, Theresa and son, Robert. He is survived by his nieces who he dearly cherished, Kathy Diedel (James), Lauren Copertino (Ra`elle), Stephanie Jones (Gareth), and many other family and friends who will all miss his smile and funny sayings or quotes. His love for family and church was lifelong.
Wallace was a member of the U.S. Army 101st Airbourne Division, serving as a hero during the Vietnam War. He loved his job working as a welder for the Iron Workers Local 11. He enjoyed time with family, fishing, boating, hunting and time spent at the Sea Isle beach. He enjoyed watching all sports especially the Philadelphia Eagles.
Graveside services will be celebrated on Thursday, December 29th at 11 am in the Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery, 240 Tuckahoe Road, Williamstown, NJ.
Contributions may be made in memory of Wallace to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516
Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Wallace Martin Walters. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City, NJ. Ph:856-456-1142.