In memory of
Walter E. Bryant Jr.
Walter E. Bryant, Jr. Hawthorne, NJ - Walter E. Bryant, Jr., age 98, of Hawthorne on Monday April 29, 2019. Born and raised in Buffalo, Walter had lived in Albany, NY, Utica, NY, and Pearl River, NY before moving to Hawthorne, NJ. He served his country as a soldier in the U.S. Army as a member of the Signal Corps during World War II, serving in the European Theater. After his service, Walter worked for NY Telephone Company, eventually retiring as a manager. He was a former member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Pearl River. Walter was a member of a barbershop quartet known as The Rockland County Chapter of SPEBSQSA. He also was an avid swimmer and golfer. Walter was the beloved husband of the late Loraine Janet (nee: Jackson) Bryant (2008). Loving father of Gary Bryant of Mesa, AZ, Christine Bonna of Monmouth Junction, NJ and David Bryant and his wife Robyn of Hawthorne, NJ. Dear grandfather of Tarek Bonna and his partner Melissa Ciofalo, Kareem Bonna, Jason Bryant, Shannon Bryant and Matthew Bryant. Dearest great-grandfather of Addison and Rosalie. A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Pearl River. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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