Mrs. Barbara Jane (Stephens) Walter , of Narrowsburg, New York, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on June 19, 2019 at the age of 77 after a courageous battle with ALS. Barbara was a loving wife, mother and doting grandmother. Barbara was born on July 30,1941 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania , to the late Merlin and Esther (Card) Stephens. Barbara graduated from Damascus Central School in 1959. After high school, Barbara attended the Honesdale Commerce School. Barbara and her husband George married on May 23, 1970 at Our Lady of The Lake Church in Lake Huntington, New York. She worked as a credit clerk at Jeff bank for 20 years until her retirement in 2009.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 49 years George A. Walter, her children; John Walter, Valerie (Walter) Panich and her fiance' Joseph mall, Michael Walter and his wife Kami Walter, and her grandchildren; Lily Mall, Wyatt Mall, Kelsey Erlwein and her husband Sawyer Erlwein, Reilly Gries, Allyn Walter and Todd Walter. She was predeceased by her son in law Todd Panich.
Friends may call on Friday June 21, 2019 at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, New York from 5 to 8 PM . A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday June 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Our lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Lake Huntington, New York. Father Dennis Dinan will officiate.Interment will follow in Laurel Cemetery Cochecton Center, New York.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Barbara's name to the ALS Association , Greater Philadelphia Chapter 321 Norristown road ,Suite 260 Ambler, PA 19002.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home Jeffersonville, NY 845-482-4280. To send condolences or for directions please visitstewartmurphyfh.com