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895 Route 82
P.O. Box A
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Phone: 845-221-2000
Fax: 845-227-1862
Walter Wilson

Walter J. Wilson

Wednesday, November 19th, 1924 - Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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HOPEWELL JUNCTON – Walter J. Wilson, 94, an area resident since 2003, died on December 27, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence. He previously lived in Mahopac and Scranton, PA.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on November 19, 1924, Walter was the son of the late William and Mary (Flannery) Wilson. On October 30, 1954, Walter married Nicole (Blain) Wilson who predeceased him in 2008.

Walter served in the US Army from 1943-1946 and was a decorated veteran of WW II. Five years ago, he was selected to be part of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight to Washington, DC. He was a member of VFW Post #5491 and the American Legion Post #1080, both in Mahopac.

Walter was employed as a rare metals manufacturer for General Astro Metals, which later became Kawecki-BerylCo., in Yonkers. He then went on to be a bus driver for the Lakeland School District.

He is survived by his children and their spouses, Robert and Carol Wilson of Fishkill, Susan and Brian Staples of Beacon, Michele (Wilson) and Ronald Brewer of Beacon, and Nicole and Christopher Tolman of York, PA; his grandchildren, Justin and Shannon, Marissa, Ayren, and Alex, Daniel, Edward, and Christa, and Jillian and Jordan; and his great-grandchildren, Jayden, Trent, Devin, Bryce, Alexis, Evan, Haley, Rylie, Felix, Simon, Lillian, Oliver, and Penelope.

An avid golfer, Walter was proud to have played for a Yankees Minor League team as a left-handed pitcher.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 -5 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc., 1089 Main Street, Fishkill followed by military honors at 5pm.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh. Please visit Walter’s Book of Memories at
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc.
    1089 Main Street
    FISHKILL, NY 12524
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Donations are being accepted for: HOSPICE OF ORANGE & SULLIVAN COUNTIES INC.

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Cheryl O'Hora

Posted at 06:27pm
Another piece of my heart broke off on the day he left us. My prayers and love to the rest of my Wilson family!

John Wilson III

Posted at 02:06pm
Sorry for your loss, he was an upstanding gentleman.

Jack & Susan Wilson

Posted at 01:03pm
Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. H.W. will truly e missed. Jack&Susan Wilson and family


Posted at 09:11am
Our condolences to the Family. God well knows the pain we suffer and he cares. Exodus 3:7; 1Peter 5:7. Look forward to the future with confidence. Acts 24:15 says, ... there shall be a resurrection of the dead...

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Dad & Trent
Four generations...
Brother Jack...
Dad & Susan
Mom says "hi"...
Ready for a ride...
Handsome soldier...
Shannon & Dad
Hiding from Big Wally
Christa with Mom & Dad
Good looking couple...
Family boys...
Hall of Famer....
Dad & Ayren
Alex, Marissa & Ayren
Alex & Gwen love you...
Dad and Lillian
The Wilson family, together again.
Handsome young soldier.