Walter C. Righter Jr, (Bud,Kilowatt) passed away at home on Saturday, February
1st, 2020 at the age of 84 with family at his side. Mr. Righter of
Eagleville was born on April 30th 1935. He was raised in (Manayunk)
Philadelphia, PA to the late Walter C. Righter Sr. and Beatrice (Hoben)
Righter. Walter was employed by PECO, where he worked as a supervisor at the
Plymouth Meeting office for over 35 years. Walter entered the U.S. Army in
1954 where he served his country proudly in the Korean War until 1956.
Walter is survived by his loving wife, Joan (Ewing) Righter. They celebrated
over 64 years of marriage together and had been together for almost 70
years. Also, he is survived by his daughter, Lynn Righter-Shookla (Michael),
and son Mark Righter. Mr. Righter's loving grandchildren include, Dayna,
(Daniel), Andrew, Kelsie, and Brett. Along with 3 great grand-children,
Everett, Addison, and Owen.
Relatives and friends are invited to his life celebration and military
honors on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Volpe Funeral Home, 707 West
Germantown Pike, Norristown, PA 19403. Calling time will be from 11:30 a.m.
- 12:15 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 12:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Autism Research Foundation,
2716 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
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