McVEYTOWN - Walter R. Stine, 85, of McVeytown, died at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Lebanon VA Medical Center, Lebanon.
Born Jan. 22, 1928, in East Waterford, he was a son of the late John W. and Nellie A. (Burdge) Stine. His wife, Joyce I. (Myers) Stine, whom he married July 24, 1948, survives.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Diana S. Tanner and husband, Thomas, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Judith A. Stine, of Middletown; a brother, Leonard E. Stine and wife, Rose, of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren, Julie A. Miller and husband, Ed, Emily S. Castillo and Allena J. O'Neil, all of Middletown, Aaron W. Tanner of Albuquerque, N.M. and Amity A. Tanner, of Philadelphia; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Walter R. Stine
He was preceded in death by: three brothers, John E., James O. and Richard D. Stine, and a halfbrother, Kenneth Long.
He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy and he served in the Pacific Theatre.
He retired as a cataloguer from Marine Corps Supply in Philadelphia and previously worked at Olmsted Air Force Base in Middletown.
Walt was a member of Parkview Church of the Brethren in Burnham and the McVeytown Lions Club, as well as a volunteer for the McVeytown Fire Police and an EMT for the McVeytown Ambulance.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Ronald Stacey officiating.
A viewing will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the McVeytown Fire Police, P.O. Box 336 or the McVeytown Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 11, of McVeytown, PA 17051.