Walter C. DeLand, Jr., 79, of Cogan Station, handed away at residence Sunday, October 25, 2020 together with his loving spouse of 42 years by his aspect.
Born February 1, 1941 in Syracuse, NY, he was a son to the late Walter C. DeLand, Sr. and Marion (Bortel) DeLand.
After graduating from highschool, Walt proudly served his nation as a United States Marine through the Vietnam Period. He labored as a gross sales supervisor at Crown Tire for 35 years; it was there that he was high salesman incomes many journeys of journey to Hawaii, Mexico and New Zealand as a reward.
He was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Elimsport, #388 Marine Corp League, American Legion Submit #617, and was a founding member of Nittany Jayco Tenting Membership.
Walt beloved spending time together with his spouse on their homestead in Cogan Station, boating on Seneca Lake, and tenting, particularly at Ives Run and Fish Creek Park within the Adirondacks. He loved cooking, mannequin trains, and ice-cold PBR.
Surviving is his loving spouse, Joanne L. (McKelvey) DeLand whom he married on March 15, 1978; six youngsters, Kevin DeLand (Ann), Rick DeLand (Lisa), Walter DeLand (Sharon) all of NY, Debby Etzler (Terry) of CA, Suzanne Morales (Carlos) of FL. and Michael DeLand, of Williamsport; a number of grandchildren; a sister, Linda Lankford of TN; a number of nieces and nephews; and his beloved Chihuahua, Lola and his particular Chihuahua good friend, Nina.
Along with his dad and mom he was preceded in demise by a brother, Charles DeLand and a sister, Marion Warren.
A visitation can be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, October 30, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport, adopted by a public graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Bloomingrove Cemetery, 297 Dunkard Church Rd., Cogan Station together with his Pastor Michael A. Hill officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Walt’s identify could also be made to Marine Corps League, Det. #388, 507 Cemetery St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or St. John’s U.M.C., 16145 State Rte. 44, Allenwood, PA 17810.
Preparations entrusted to Sanders Mortuary.
On-line condolences could also be made on Walt’s memorial web page at www.sandersmortuary.com.