By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home
Walter B. Yager, 75, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018. He was born April 20, 1943 in Versailles Boro, a son of the late Walter B. and LaVerne (Sullivan) Yager. Prior to his retirement, Walter was a CFO for Braddock Medical Center for 30 years and was a member of St. Agnes Parish. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School Class of 1961. Walter was involved in the Boy Scouts of America, McKeesport Boys and Girls Club, volunteered with the veterans organizations and brought the Vietnam Wall to Renzie Park in August with the dedication and help of his friend, Ryan Dinicola, and dedicated it to his son, Sean. He was also involved with the Vietnam Veterans Inc., Vietnam Breakfast Club and the McKeesport Lions Club. Walter was a kind and generous man that would give you the shirt off his back. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Sean Yager. He is survived by his loving wife, Lavonne (Chancio) Yager; daughter, Holly Adam and her husband, Dale; half-brother, Robert Kappler Jr.; his three grandchildren who he adored and they called him "BUM", Cody, Kayla and Ryan. Friends will be received at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon on Saturday 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published November 23, 2018.
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