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Walter Myers Off

Obituary for Walter Myers Off

May 18, 2016
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey


Walter Myers Off , 67, of Egg Harbor Township passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Walter was born in Linwood, NJ. His family has owned and operated Waldor Orchids in Linwood for over 85 years. Walter was widely known as a kind and generous man who cared deeply about his family, friends and all he came in contact with. His faith in God was the foundation of his life and was reflected in his character and the way he served others. He was
one of the founding members of the Sandpiper Orchid Society, an accredited Judge of the American Orchid Society and former Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Judging Region. Walt loved his work and the orchid community and cherished the relationships that were built over the years. Walter is survived by his beloved wife Deborah A. (nee Allen), his mother Elizabeth Off (nee Myers) and his children Elizabeth "Beth" Davis (Shawn), Amy Off, Robin Sukovich (Ben), David Off (Sarah), Suzanne Robinson (Bill), Tara Kelley (Jared) and Rachel Heil (Marc). He was the proud grandfather of Tyler, Seth, Lily, Joshua, Eli, Daniel, Clayton, Noah, Nathan, Cole and Sadie. He is also survived by his sisters Ida Ruth Yeager and Roberta Fetter and his brothers William Off, Frank Off and Louis Off.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Walter's Life Celebration and viewing Monday Evening May 23, 2016 from 6 to 8PM and Tuesday 10 to 11am at Praise Tabernacle, 2235 Ocean Heights Ave. Egg Harbor Township NJ 08234. Life Celebration service will follow on Tuesday at 11am at Praise Tabernacle. Interment at Laurel Memorial Park, Pomona.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gospel of Grace Ministries, 2115 New Rd, Linwood, NJ 08221. Walter served as a deacon and treasurer in his local church for most of his life. His prayer would be for the grace of God to be known to all.

Family services by Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home, Northfield

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    2115 New Rd
    Linwood, NJ 08221

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228 Infield Avenue
Northfield, NJ 08225
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