GEORGE ALBERT WALTER
George Walter, age 67, died suddenly on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 after an accident on his farm in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania. He was born March 1, 1953, one of three children of Carl Albert Walter and Hazel Margaret (Myers) Walter.
He was a mechanic for US Airways, retiring from American Airlines after their merger, for 30 years. George was a talented mechanic who could fix anything. He loved classic cars and was an avid traveler; he carried on his family’s farming tradition. George was an easy going, well liked guy and was a devoted son who took care of his mother until her death in 2018 at the age of 102.
He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his brother and sister, Howard (Darlene) Walter and Ruth Walter. He is also survived by his significant other, Sharon Detman, of over 20 years. He was a father figure to Jamie (Detman) Neal, Brian Detman and Kristen (Detman) Schmidt and a grandfather figure to Brianna Nutt and Carter Schmidt.
Friends will be received in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home, 1701 Route 51, Jefferson Hills 15025 (412-384-0350) on Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 PM. Due to the limitations on gatherings of people mandated by our County and the Coronavirus outbreak, visitors to the funeral home will be limited to 25 people and Masks are required.
George’s funeral service will be held in the Wilson Presbyterian Church 400 North 4th Street, Clairton, Pennsylvania 15025 on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11 AM. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Current COVID19 restrictions for Allegheny County for Social Distancing and gatherings of people will be followed at the church. His burial will follow, graveside, in the Lebanon Church Cemetery, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.
If desired family suggests donations to Jefferson Hills Fire Rescue. His family wishes a special THANK YOU to the Police, Fireman and all others who helped with George’s accident.
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