Obituary for Walter J. Recker
Walter J. Recker, 91, of Holiday Heights, Berkeley Twp., NJ, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at Community Medical Center, Toms River.
Born in Allentown, PA, he lived in Fair Lawn, NJ for 35 years before moving to Berkeley Twp. 25 years ago.
Walter was a Computer Programmer for Friden Calculating Co. in New York for 35 years then was owner of SR Data in Edison, NJ for 10 years.
He was a US Navy WWII Veteran, serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre.
Walter was a parishioner of St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church, Berkeley Twp., and was a member of the church’s Knights of Columbus and the Berkeley Twp. VFW Post 10185.
He was predeceased by his brother Joseph Recker and a sister Wilma DeCaneo.
Walter is survived by his wife of 68 years, Eleanor (nee Karner), five daughters Nancy Bandini of Cresskill, NJ, Susan O’Connor of West Orange, NJ, Carol Vega of Hawthorne, NJ, Christine Bahto of Phoenix, AZ, Marianne DiMartino of Vernon, NJ, a sister Frieda Johnson of Long Island, NY, twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way.
The family will receive friends Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday 9:30am at St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church, Berkeley Twp. Burial to follow at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.