Christy A. Walton, 40

Christy A. Walton, 40, of E. Moody Ave. New Castle died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at her home following complications from an earlier surgery.

Born September 29, 1971 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Richard T. Walton and Kathy J. Kissick Walton Kuntz of Ellwood City.

Christy graduated from Lawrence County Vo Tech School in 1990. She was formerly employed at Walton Financial Services in Ellwood City.  She also drove school bus for Laidlaw’s in New Castle.  Christy was affiliated with the Christ Presbyterian Church in Ellwood City.  She enjoyed crafts and her dogs.

Survivors include her mother and stepfather – Kathy and Dave Kuntz of Ellwood City; two sisters – Kelly (Jay ) Hawk of Clarington, PA, Kimberly (Jason ) Allwine of Ellwood City; a nephew – Tim Walton of Beaver Falls; and a niece – Jadyn Allwine of Ellwood City.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert and Joanne Kissick, and Richard and Eunice Walton.

The family will receive friends from 3 pm until the time of the memorial service at 5 pm today, June 7 at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor Jim O’ hara of the Castlewood Christian Missionary Alliance Church will officiate.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or to an Animal Shelter of the donor’s choice.

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11 thoughts on “Christy A. Walton, 40

  1. Rest peacefully, my dear friend. I’ll always cherish the memories we made together. You were a wonderful person, with a heart bigger than the sky. I love you. We will see each other again someday. My most sincere condolences, and prayers to the Kuntz and Walton families, and anyone who knew Christy. She will be sadly missed.

  2. I was so saddened to hear the loss of my dear friend. My sincere condolences to her family. Growing up, Christy always had a zest for life! She will be missed.

  3. We are so sorry to hear about Christy. We had so many good times when she worked here at Laidlaw as a school bus driver & office helper. She will always be in our hearts & remembered as a part of our family here. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you. From Christy’s former co-workers at Laidlaw Transit.

  4. My deepest sympathy to the Kuntz / Walton Family. Christy was a wonderful, sweet person! I will always cherish the memories. Christy, you will be missed but not forgotten! Until we meet again one day! Rest in peace my friend!

  5. My sincere condolences to the family of the Kuntz and Walton Family. I will always remember all the fun times Christy and I had. Christy was great person!!! She will be missed but always be remembered because she is not the type of person you forget!

  6. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Christy. She was always so full of life and this picture portrays it perfectly! RIP My Friend, Rest Easy…Until we meet again Dear Angel~

  7. Our deepest sympathy to all of you.We were so sorry to hear of your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this very hard time.

  8. Dear Kathy and families,
    Please know you are in our prayers at this most difficult time. We’re here when you feel the need to talk. May she rest in peace forever.
    Love, Jim and Sue Drescher Westlund

  9. Kathy,
    So very sorry to hear of your daughter’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  10. Dear Kathy and families,
    We were so sorry to hear of Christy’s passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Dear Kathy & Dave:
    I am both shocked & saddened to hear of Christy’s passing. You and your entire family are in my prayers.
    Love, Laurie

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