In memory of
LUCY A. WALTERS
Lucy A. Walters, 105, of Nazareth, formerly of Effort, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Alexandria Manor in Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Earl E. Walters with whom she shared 40 years of marriage prior to his death in 1977. Born in Portland, PA, on January 10, 1912, she was a daughter of the late John I. and Mary Elizabeth (Weidman) Butz. A member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Lucy was employed by the former Nazareth Waist Mills where she worked as a sewing machine operator for more than 30 years before retiring. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Blakeslee, and was a former member of Schoeneck Moravian Church of Nazareth as well as St. John's Lutheran Church of Effort. Lucy enjoyed cooking, baking and crocheting. Survivors: She is survived by her loving daughter, Pearl M. Eckman of Effort; son, Richard E. Walters of Bangor; two grandchildren, Gary and Michele; great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph F. Butz of East Lawn; a sister, Margaret Kolb of Belfast; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her late husband, Earl, she was predeceased by four brothers, Earl, Charles, John and William an infant, and five sisters, Edith, Ella, Ethel, Helen and Mae. Services: A Memorial Service in celebration of Lucy's life will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. in the GEORGE G. BENSING FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown - Bath, PA 18014. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be private. Contributions: may be made in memory of Lucy to Heartland Hospice, 881 Marcon Blvd., Suite 3700, Allentown, PA 18109-9379.
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