PHOENIX, NY – Ellis A. Walberger, 84, of Kent Street, Phoenix, NY, passed away peacefully Saturday December 22, 2012, at home home with his family by his side.
Born in Otisco, NY, to his late parents, Lillian (Kinney) and Walter Walberger Sr.
He was a US Navy veteran and served during World War II.
Ellis was a supervisor for Carrier Corp., Syracuse, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of the Northside Baptist Church, where he served proudly in many capacities.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Pauline M. (Waldron), on January 6, 1996; an infant son, Mark Walberger, in 1959; a sister, Helen Walberger, in 1928; his brothers, William in 1986, Arthur in 2004 and Walter Jr., in 2012.
Surviving are his loving wife of 14 years, Delia E. “Dee” Walberger; Dee’s daughters, Olivia Thomas of Syracuse and Dana Jane Thomas of Phoenix; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth L. and Georgianne Walberger of Pennellville; a daughter, Karen M. Dates of Pennellville; his grandchildren, Keith (Denise) Walberger, Todd (Jamie) Walberger, Stephen (Sherie) Dates and Joelle (Ryan) Hendry; his great-grand
children, Devan, Cameran, Kennedy, Madilynn, Kerrigan, Kendall and Kole; his sisters,
Marge Beak of Syracuse, Jennie Brown of Phoenix and Katherine Lindley of Woodstown, NJ; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and his church family.
Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Northside Baptist Church, 7965 Oswego Road, Liverpool, NY.
Funeral service will be in the church, the next day, Friday at 10 a.m.
Burial with military honors in Riverview Cemetery, 70 Tappan St., Baldwinsville, following the funeral.
Contributions: Northside Baptist Church Building Fund or Golisano Children’s Hospital, One Children’s Circle, Syracuse, NY 13210.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has charge of arrangements.