Walter Lynn Witherite, Sr.
Walter Lynn Witherite, Sr., 88, of Sandy Ridge, PA and formerly of State College, PA, died on Friday, June 9, 2023, at Mt. Nittany Medical Center in State College, PA.
Born on May 9, 1935, in Julian, PA, he was the son of the late Elmer & Elizabeth (Hall) Witherite. He married Beverly May Keeler on August 7, 1954 in Hagerstown, MD; she survives at home.
Walter was of the United Methodist Faith.
He was retired from Chemcut Corporation in State College, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Marie Hull; and four brothers, Malcom, Wayne, Carl and Sam Witherite.
In addition to his wife, Walter is survived by two daughters, Sue Witherite of Thorndale, PA and Milly Nordblom & her husband Jim of Boalsburg, PA; three sons, Walter Lynn Witherite, Jr. & his wife Debbie of Philipsburg, PA, Matthew C. Witherite of Fargo, ND and Reed R. Witherite & his wife Kay of Seneca, SC; a sister, Edna Ritter & her husband Sam of South Amherst, OH; a brother, Larry Witherite of Unionville, PA; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty-five great-grandchildren.
There will be no public funeral service.
Family and friends are invited to an open house celebration of life at the home residence, Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Burial will be at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Unionville, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Plaza 2, West Dayton, OH 45404.
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