Walter E Barrett Jr.
Manchester - Walter E Barrett Jr., 96, passed on December 28th, 2022.
There will be no services at this time.
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Walter was born on Wednesday, August 25, 1926, in Mt. Carmel, PA, to Walter Barrett and Grace Wary. After graduating high school, Walter joined the service, where he was an electrician's mate in the Navy. He served on the Destroyer USS Holland in the Pacific during World War II, receiving a purple heart.
After his discharge from the Navy, Walter attended Lycoming College and Bucknell University, where he met and eventually married Doris Neuberger. After Walter graduated from Bucknell, he went on the get his master's degree in physics from the University of Michigan.
Walter had a fruitful career working for Kodak, General Electric, General Dynamics, and Bausch and Lomb, to name a few.
Walter is survived by his three children Bradley (Miriam) Barrett, Wendy (James) Wilck, and Beverly (Jason) Vogel; grandchildren Micah (Annalisa) Barrett, Madeline Barrett, and Samuel Walter Barrett; one great-grandchild, Mia Ilse Barrett. Walter is also survived by his beloved sister-in-law, Inge (Gilbert) Kutchins; as well as several nieces and nephews and many loving friends.
Walter will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.
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