Walter Baxter

Baxter, Walter H. Jr., 60, a resident of Beacon all of his life, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital, Newburgh, Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Son of the late Walter H. Baxter Sr. & Dorothy Porreca, born in Beacon on October 19, 1952. On April 14, 1973 he married Vicki A. Raymond. She survives at home.
Walter was an active member & Vice President of St. Rocco’s Society of Beacon. He was also a member of the Elks Club of Beacon for 36 years. He worked hard as a Co-Manager at the A&P for 44 years. He loved to fish & play golf. He was also a loving, devoted, supportive husband, father, grandfather, & friend.
He was loved by all who had the chance to know him and will be missed greatly. He leaves behind his beloved wife Vicki Baxter, who survives him at home, his daughter Melissa Baxter of Beacon, his daughter Andrea Martinez & son in law Stephen Martinez of Wappingers Falls, his daughter Sarah Baxter & fiance Christopher Sklenar of Beacon, much loved grandchildren, Tyler Baxter, Bradley Jolly, Adam Jolly Jr., Kayleigh Martinez, Dylan Sklenar, and Nicholas Sklenar, his brother Daniel Baxter & his wife Mary Baxter of Galway, NY, brother Frank Baxter of Beacon, brother Arthur Baxter of Norway, brother Maurice Baxter of Beacon, brother Joseph Baxter of Beacon, and many nieces and nephews.
Vistation will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 am at Libby Funeral Home, Inc.
Interment will follow in St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Beacon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
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Date Of Service
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. Stephen Knibbs says:

    Vicki, Melissa, Andrea, and Sarah

    I just found out about your loss, I am So Sorry…..thoughts and prayers your way


  2. Nanci says:

    Waltie….I can\’t even say how much I miss you. My heart is still hurting….it aches with pain over your death. Who knew….I thought you would live forever….or at least bury all of us first. I miss your texts to wish me a Happy…whatever holiday it was. I always heard from you first…on my birthday, Christmas, Valentine\’s Day, Easter, etc. I know that one day we will meet again in Heaven (because I believe with all my heart you are there) and like you always said to me…\

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