Walter Martin Deile, 88, lifelong resident of Hoboken, passed away into eternal life on February 2, 2021.
Walter was born on May 22, 1932, in Hoboken, New Jersey, son of Walter E. Deile and Anne (Reilly) Deile. After his service in The United States Marine Corps, he went on to a 30-year career with the United States Postal Service. Walter was an avid reader and Sci-Fi enthusiast. Most of his free time was spent working on home improvement projects and in the kitchen baking for his family.
He now joins his wife Dolores, who passed away in 2003 (they were married for 51 years). He is survived by his children Anne Spina, Geraldine Scull (Rick Scull), Joann Tucker (James Tucker II), step-children Lee Alvelo, Dolores O’Connor and Domenick Giancaspro; grandchildren Pia Spina, Mary Spina, Christina Colditz, Rick Scull, James Tucker III, Maureen Sciarra-Del Russo, Dolores Totaro, Richard O’Connor, Danielle Corino, John Giancaspro and Annette Giancaspro; great-grandchildren David, Mikayla, Samantha, Carl, Kaylee, Anthony, Kathleen, Richard, Ryan, Alyssa, Dylan, Domenique, and Veronica; and great-great- grandchildren Adam, Marcus, Aria, and Miles, his sister Eugenia Deile and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by siblings Albert Deile, Geraldine Stone, and Joann Deile.
Visitation for Walter will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (633 Washington Street, Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). Entombment to follow on Saturday at Holy Cross Mausoleum, arriving at the Funeral Home at 9:30 AM and leaving together at 10:30 AM.
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