Walter H. Moyer, 93, of Smiley Stop Rd. Wayne Twp. went to be with his savior on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.
Born June 29, 1918 in Fombell, PA, he was the son of the late John Edward and Minnie Myrtle Miller Moyer.
Walt was the owner-operator of Moyer’s Auto Garage on Ellwood- Wampum Rd. in Ellwood City from 1945-1959. He retired as a millwright from US Steel (Tube Mill) where he worked from 1940-1977. He was of the Lutheran faith. Walter served in the US Navy SEABEES during WWII. His hobbies included; fishing, hunting, farming, vegetable gardening, and machinery repair.
Survivors include his loving wife, Mary Berna Pappas, whom he married June 13, 1940; 6 daughters – Margaret (Richard) Badger of Wampum, Jean Moyer of East Palestine, OH, Sally Ann (Edward R.) Bennethum of Fombell, Helen Mort of Berlin, PA, Noreen (Donald) Peffer Jr. of Chambersburg, PA, Melanie (James) Quinn of Ellwood City; 7 sons – John (Lee Ann) Moyer, Alan Moyer, Edward (Robin) Moyer, Robert (Beverly Rice) Moyer, all of Wampum, James (Laura) Moyer of Plymouth, Minnesota, Thomas (Linda) Moyer of Shippensburg,PA, Brian (Brenda) Moyer of Ellwood City; 22 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Rose and a granddaughter, Victoria Mort.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday February 27, 2012 from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main Street Wampum.
Pastor Jeff Gardner will officiate.
Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 235 Alpha Drive, Suite 101 Pittsburgh, PA 15238.