Walter E. Alloy, of Pickering Manor in Newtown, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, November 12, 2012 at St. Mary Medical Center. He was 91.
Born in Patchogue Island in Long Island, NY, Walt was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ruth Alloy for 33 years, and the son of the late Arthur Anthony and Lottie Adele Stumpf Alloy.
Walt served our country during World War II in the United States Army Air Corp Infantry. He served overseas in Africa and Europe, earning two Purple Heart medals and a Bronze Star for Valor. After being honorably discharged, Walt and his brother ran a deli in New York. He then moved to and bought the first house in Levittown, PA, where he owned an appliance store. He installed appliances in all three Levittowns; Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Walt retired as a postal worker in Levittown after 20 years of service.
Walt enjoyed many hobbies, including woodworking, especially furniture making, fishing and playing golf. He was also an expert in the kitchen where he loved to bake, especially cherry pies. Walt also experimented with winemaking, gardening, and canning. He was dearly loved by his family and will be missed.
Walter is survived by his children: Scott E. Peeples, husband of Tara of Newtown, PA, Deborah L. Faust, wife of Joseph of Levittown, PA, Dean Alloy, husband of Priscilla of Mansfield, PA, Thomas J. Peeples, husband of Janet of Pemberton, NJ, Vicki Ann Alloy of Eugene, OR, Daniel C. Peeples, husband of Teresa of Riverside, NJ, and Donna R. Lawson, wife of Kendall of Summerfield, FL; 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. He was preceded in death by his sons, Glenn Alloy and Steven Peeples, his brother, Phillip Alloy and his sister, Margaret Heilman.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.), Richboro, where his family will receive condolences from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.
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Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home
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