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Walter E. Vallari

January 22, 1933 - November 28, 2018

Walter E. Vallari, 85, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2108. Walter was the son of the late Mary and James Vallari of Alpine, New Jersey and husband of the late Nancy Vallari who died in 2017. He graduated from Tenafly High School in Tenafly, New Jersey in 1951. He also attended Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey and Fairleigh Dickenson University in Rutherford, New Jersey. Walter served two years in the Army during the Korean War. He was a member of United Cement Masons’ Local 780 in New York City and BAC Local 4 in Fairfield, New Jersey. Walter was in commercial construction as a concrete finisher foreman with Mahoney Troast Construction for many years before retiring in 1995 and moving to Hendersonville in 1996. He enjoyed golf and was a member of Etowah Valley Country Club’s 18 Hole Men’s Golf Association. He also enjoyed working outside at his home landscaping. Walter was an avid fan of the University of Alabama football team, attending all of their home games every year in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with family and friends. He is survived by his sister, Lorraine Gunset of Sloatsburg, New York. A celebration of Walter’s life will be held 2 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. A reception will follow at the funeral home. Contributions in Walter’s name may be made to the Blue Ridge Humane Society, 14 Towne Place Drive, #130 Hendersonville, NC 28792 or by clicking HERE

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm


Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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