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Walter Hnat

Obituary for Walter Hnat

April 28, 1947 - January 11, 2021
Pottstown, Pennsylvania | Age 73


Walter Hnat of Pottstown, and a former resident of Phoenixville, passed away peacefully on Monday January 11, 2021. He was 73 years old. Born April 28, 1947 in Germany, he was the son of the late Dmytro and Maria (nee Zagorska) Hnat, and the beloved husband of Francesca (nee Perez) Hnat with whom he shared a lifelong bond. From childhood friends, to husband and wife, they have been together for almost 60 years.

Walter was a Vietnam veteran and served his country proudly. He was honorably discharged from the US Army.

In addition to his wife Francesca, Walter is survived by his three children; Gabriel Hnat (Lisa), Francesca Martz (Wes) and Alexandra Neel (Curt), six grandchildren; Marlena, Jack, Anabelle, Juliet, Maxwell, and Leo, two great grandchildren; Henry and Oliver, and his brother George (Debra). Walter was preceded in death by his son Dimytri Hnat.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Walter's Funeral Mass and interment at Washington's Crossing National Cemetery will be held at a later date, please check back for further details. Family services are by Dean-Geitner-Givnish.

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