Albert L. "Abe" Walter

October 31, 1921 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 99)


Albert L. "Abe" Walter, 99, Latrobe, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Born Oct. 31, 1921, in Latrobe, he was a son of the late William Walter and Elizabeth (Allen) Walter. He was a retired banker having worked for First National/Mellon for 44 years. Abe also served the community as treasurer of Adams Memorial Library, Salvation Army, Latrobe Municipal Authority, and Latrobe Community Chest. He was a veteran of the Army-Air Corps, stationed during WWII in the South Pacific. As a lifelong member of Latrobe United Methodist Church, he served on many committees and volunteered as an usher for over 70 years. A devoted family man, he enjoyed spending time with them at home and at his lakeside cottage. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois S. Walter in 2008. He is survived by a son, David Walter and his wife, Judy; a daughter, Nancy Brett and her husband, Rodney, all of Manchester, Md.; four grandchildren, Jill Bruce and her husband, Scott, of Abington, Erin Swindlehurst and her husband, Kevin, of Nashville, Tenn., Shannon McCracken and her husband, Scott, of Street, Md., and Todd Walter and his wife, Heather, of Austin, Texas; six great-grandchildren, Kerrie and Alex Bruce, Kyle and Kaitlin McCracken, and Isaac and Laine Walter. Prior to burial, a private graveside funeral service was held in Unity Cemetery, Latrobe, with Pastor Paul Wise as officiate. Frederick Funeral Home Inc. was entrusted with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Latrobe United Methodist Church or The Salvation Army. To leave a condolence, please visit

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