He was born in Otisco to his late parents, Walter and Lillian (Kinney) Walberger Sr. He was a Navy veteran. He retired in 1995 from Carrier Corp., Syracuse, as a supervisor. He was a member of the Northside Baptist Church, where he served proudly in many capacities.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Pauline M. (Waldron) Walberger, who died in 1996; infant son, Mark, in 1959; a sister, Helen, in 1928; and his brothers, William in 1986, Arthur in 2004, and Walter, Jr. in 2012.
Surviving are his wife of 14 years, Delia E. “Dee” Walberger; Dee’s daughters, Olivia Thomas of Syracuse, and Dana Jane Thomas of Phoenix; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth L. and Georgianne Walberger of Pennellville; a daughter, Karen M. Dates of Pennellville; his grandchildren, Keith (Denise) Walberger, Todd (Jamie) Walberger, Stephen (Sherie) Dates, and Joelle (Ryan) Hendry; his great-grandchildren, Devan, Cameran, Kennedy, Madilynn, Kerrigan, Kendall, and Kole; his sisters, Marge Beak of Syracuse, Jennie Brown of Phoenix and Katherine Lindley of Woodstown, N.J.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours and services were all held in the Northside Baptist Church. Burial with military honors were in Riverview Cemetery Association, Baldwinsville. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, had charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 7965 Oswego Rd., Liverpool, NY 13090 or Golisano Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Circle, Syracuse, NY 13210.