Jack Clifford Walter, 73, of Ford City died on Saturday October 17, 2020 in ACMH Hospital. Jack was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania at Armstrong Hospital. He graduated from Kittanning High School, and in his youth worked with Pap Walker at Elwood Garage. From there, he worked at Eljer from 1969 until his retirement in 2001. Jack enjoyed listening to music, bears, woodworking, antiques cars, tinkering around the house, and having long conversations with his grandchildren about how to do things.
He leaves behind his sister Etta Mae Walter from Las Vegas, a son, Joshua A. (Rebecca) Walter, a daughter, Sharon A. (Brian) Carl, his grandchildren; Athena L. (Gary) Clows, Lauricia K. (William) Sink, Aundrea R. (David) Clows, Alexia M. (Ethan) Pompelia, Ayliss E. (Calvin) Koffman, Jacob A. Retzer, Andrew M. (Clarissa) Bowser, Jackalynn J. Walter, Marcus A. (McKenna) Carl, Paul A. Walter, Zachery C. Carl, Keely M. Walter, Mia M. Walter, Blaze M. Walter, and Joshua J. Walter, as well as numerous great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life and best friend, Laura Arlene Walter on February 16, 2006, whom he married on December 26, 1968, along with his parents, Emerson Claire Walter and Violet Maxine Walter, as well as his brother, Claire Emerson Walter, and sister, Eileen Elizabeth Slagle.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 N. Grant Ave., Kittanning, PA. Additional viewing will be held in the funeral home on Thursday October 22, 2020 from 10am until time of funeral services at 11am with Rev. Colleen McFarland officiating. Guests are asked to wear a mask or face covering and follow all CDC health/safety protocols
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