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Walter Francis Kunz

April 16, 1924 - November 27, 2021

Burial Date December 4, 2021

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11:45am in St. Mary’s Cemetery 334 St. Mary’s Church Road Lake Ariel.

Friends may call Saturday from 9:00-11:00am in the James Wilson Funeral Home 143 Gravity Road Lake Ariel.

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Walter Francis Kunz, 97, of Ledgedale and formerly of Dunmore passed away Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. His wife was the former Irene McAndrew who passed away in 2013. The couple were married in 1948.

Born in Scranton, son of the late Rudolph and Beatrice Harwood Kunz, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School. He volunteered and joined the U.S. Navy serving from September 1943 to February 1946 serving as a radarman on the USS Custer, a troop transport in the Atlantic Fleet, and the USS Tabora, a troop transport in the Pacific Fleet. He was also in the Naval Reserve until 1947. After his military service he worked for Bell Telephone Company in Scranton until his retirement. He was an amateur (HAM) Radio operator and a master gardener at Penn State. His gardens continued to be his pride and joy. He also loved bowling along with his wife for many years on a few leagues until the age of 91.

He will be greatly missed by his children, family, and friends. He was one of a kind. Fair Winds and Following Seas.

Surviving are children Walter Kunz, Jr., Irene Ann Kunz McHugh, Rosemary Kunz Nelson, Jeanne Kunz Hugenbrunch, James Kunz, and Christopher Kunz; a brother Rudolph Kunz; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son Mark Kunz.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11:45am in St. Mary’s Cemetery 334 St. Mary’s Church Road Lake Ariel.

Friends may call Saturday from 9:00-11:00am in the James Wilson Funeral Home 143 Gravity Road Lake Ariel.

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