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Obituary for Walter County

January 28, 1922 - November 29, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 96

Loving Husband, Companion, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Friend


Walter A. County, 96 of Avon Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 29, 2018. He was born January 28, 1922 in Jersey City to parents William and Virginia (nee Narducci) County.
Walter was a proud military veteran that served 4 years in the Navy and retired after 20 years as a Captain in the Army. He was an air traffic controller with the Oberlin Center for 25 years and retired August 3, 1981. He was a hospital volunteer for 30years; enjoyed leaded glass work, tennis, ballroom dancing and home projects.
He is survived by his longtime companion Mary DiSalvo-Smith; children Donald (Noralee) County, William (Janis) County, Claire (Ron) Kelly, Marian (Ray) Dale, John (Karin Bartimole), Carol (martin) Plas, Christine County, Colleen (Paul) Krebsbach; sister Jeanne Fritz; 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife Marie Everett and daughter Karen Fritz.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to a charity of donor's choice.
Friends may call Monday, December 3, 2018 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON-BELDEN RD., OH 44012. Mass will be held Tuesday, December 4th at 10:00am at St. Joseph Church 32929 Lake Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria, OH. 440-933-3202

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Avon Lake, OH 44012
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