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P. Iland Walter 

1894 - 1995






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  P. Iland Walter 

P. Iland Walter, 101, Orchard Drive, Grove City, formerly of the Franklin area, died at 6:47 am. Monday, June 12, 1995, in Orchard Manor, Pine Township, following an extended illness.

Miss Walter formerly resided on South Center Street in Grove City.

Born Feb. 26, 1894, in Nectarine, Irwin Township, Venango County, She was a daughter of Richard Eilsworth and Sara Marilla Gilmore Walter.

Miss Walter was a graduate of Clarion State College.

She retired in 1958 from George Junior Republic in Grove City where she worked as a bookkeeper for more than 24 years.

Walter previously was employed from 1916 to 1920 at Clarion State College as assistant bursar. She also was a former bookkeeper and a salesperson for David A. Kaufman Jewelry and M. M. Kaufman Insurance of Clarion. She also was former office manager for Clarion Motor Co. in Clarion.

She was a member of the General Hugh Mercer Chapter of the DAR and was life member of the Order of Eastern Star No. 267 of Clarion.

Miss Walter had been a member of Grace United Methodist Church of Grove City since 1929.

Surviving are a first cousin, Paul E. Gilmore of Stoneboro; and a second cousin, Paul M. Gilmore of Grove City.

In addition to her parents, Miss Walter was preceded in death by one sister, Florence Kathryn Walter.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to p.m. Wednesday in the Cunningham Funeral Home, 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Frank E. Hodges, pastor of the Grace United Methodist Church of Grove City, officiating.

Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Park in Pine Township.

from Grove City Reporter Herald

Submitted by C. Phillip Gilmore Sr.




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