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Walter G. Whimpenny

d. October 9, 2023

Manahawkin

Walter G. Whimpenny

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Walter George Whimpenny, age 78, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2023 at home surrounded by his family. 

Born November 3, 1944 in Newark, NJ, he lived in Colonia NJ prior to Manahawkin where he resided full-time since 2005. Walter received his Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Kearny School District, Kearny, NJ for 40 years as a Math Teacher at Kearny High School. Walter was a member of and past Master Mason of the Corner Stone Tyrian Lodge No. 229 in Linden NJ, the Lafayette Lodge No. 27 in Rahway, NJ, past Master Mason at the Britannia Lodge No. 1166 in New York, and the Royal Arch in New Jersey. He was a member of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Rahway, NJ where he was a choir member, Senior Warden, Eucharistic Minister, lay reader and Youth Group leader. He also served as a Cub Scout Master.

He is predeceased by his parents, Harry and Anna (Richardi) Whimpenny. 

Walter is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marie T. (Horwath) Whimpenny, his son, Walter George Whimpenny, his daughter, Kristina Whimpenny LaFave, his sister, Betty Eckhardt, and his four grandchildren: Christopher & Kaitlynn Whimpenny, and Jake & Sydney LaFave, all of whom will miss the fun he infused into everyday life with his big heart, mischievous jokes, and joyful smile.

Visiting hours will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 4pm to 8pm, with funeral services beginning 7:30pm at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in his memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation at www.michaeljfox.org or the Masonic Village at Burlington at www.njmasonic.org

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Visitation

Thursday, October 12, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home & Cremation Service, LLC

573 Mill Creek Rd, Stafford Township, NJ 08050

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Starts at 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home & Cremation Service, LLC

573 Mill Creek Rd, Stafford Township, NJ 08050

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