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Obituary for Mr. Walter Francis Reichert

October 6, 1934 - January 10, 2014
New Hope, Pennsylvania | Age 79

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Walter Francis Reichert, age 79, of Buckingham Springs, New Hope, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10th. Wally, as he was known, was born Oct. 6, 1934, to Lorenz & Theresa Reichert in New York City. Wally worked for RCA and later David Sarnoff Research Center, retiring after 41 years. He was the recipient of 9 US patents in the electronic semiconductor field. In his later years, he worked at Wawa as the coffee man. He enjoyed serving people. Wally served in the US Army from 1954-56. His many interests were the NY Yankees and Giants. He was also a fan of Drum Corps and was formerly a member of the Kingsmen of the Bronx, NY. He also enjoyed model railroading, trips to Lancaster, Cape May and Maine.

Wally was the husband of Mary (nee Manns) and the father of Maria Prentice (Dr. Hugh), Regina Miles (Vernon) and James Reichert (Maria). Grandfather of Alissa, Joseph, Brian & Emily Prentice, Vincent, Jennifer Miles & Nicholas, Christopher and Connor Reichert. He was the brother of Laurence Reichert and Gertrude Skapinic and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to Wally's Life Celebration, from 10-11:30AM, Thursday, Jan. 16th at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd., Doylestown, PA and to participate in his Funeral Mass at 12PM. Interment will follow at 2PM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Phila., PA 19103 or the American Heart Assoc., 1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 700, Phila., PA 19103 would be appreciated. To share your fondest memories, please visit www.lifecelebration.com. Life Celebration services provided by Leaver/Cable of Buckingham.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Phila., PA 19103 or the American Heart Assoc., 1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 700, Phila., PA 19103 would be appreciated.

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