Elizabeth Emiline (VanTassel) Walters

June 26, 1922 ~ December 15, 2019 (age 97)


Elizabeth Emiline “Liney”  VanTassel Walters, 97 of Avonmore, formerly of  Vandergrift passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Pleasant Ridge Nursing in Leechburg, PA.  She was born Monday, June 26, 1922, in Rath Mill (Jefferson County), Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late John C. and Edith L. Kougher (Kocher) VanTassel.  Elizabeth loved to travel, she enjoyed sewing and crocheting and spending time with her family.  She also loved to cook and bake.  Before her retirement, she was employed in housekeeping for 10 years at Belaire Nursing Home. Prior to that she owned and operated Walters Market on the Dime Road in Vandergrift.   She is survived by her husband, of 68 years, Herbert Leroy Walters, two children, Richard Walters of Chesapeake, VA and Jeannie Walters of Liberty Borough, 4 grandchildren, Carye Walters and his wife, Bethany, of the Netherlands, Clark Walters and his wife, Tammy of Chesapeake, VA, Melissa Bramhall and her husband, John, of North Huntingdon and Rebecca Payne of Liberty Borough, 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ford and Rex VanTassel, her sister, Ruth Kocher, step brothers Lawrence and Cecil Kocher, step sister, Nadine Fink and her step father Ephrem “Eph” Kocher.  At Liney’s request, there will be no viewing and all services are private.  Memorial contributions can be made in Liney’s memory to the Avonmore Senior Center, P.O. Box 153, Avonmore, PA  15618  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home, LTD, 400 Indiana Avenue, Avonmore, PA  

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