Walter A. Sturgeon

Born: Sun., Mar. 15, 1942
Died: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018

Funeral Service


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
Location: G. J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A.

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Walter A. Sturgeon, age 75, a resident of Glen Burnie for 52 years, and previously of Baltimore, passed on February 19, 2018 after a two week illness.

He was born on March 15, 1942, in Baltimore, to the late Irene R. and Walter E. Sturgeon. After graduating from Southern High School, class of 1960, he worked for Acme Market Warehouse until 1969. He then became an agent for the Sun Life Insurance Company until 1991. Afterwards, he worked part time until 2001 as a van driver for movies, and was a member of Teamsters local #355. He was also a member of the American Legion, Sons of Legion, and the Moose Lodge. He had a love of all sports, especially golf; casinos, traveling, cruises, and spending time with his family and friends.

Walter is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years: Joan Sturgeon; his loving daughter Deborah Smith and her husband David; his devoted son Walter J. Sturgeon; his two grandsons: David Smith, Jr. and his wife Kathryn, and Michael Smith; his two granddaughters: Nicole Sabia and her husband Bill, and Amber Sturgeon; his two sisters: Thelma Holden and her husband Angelo, and Geraldine Robey and her husband Bill; and four great granddaughters: Alanna, Madison, Ava, and Natalie.

Family requests friends visit the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, 169 Riviera Drive, Pasadena, on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Those who wish may contribute to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at, or to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Free to express your condolences below as well.

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John Purcell
   Posted Tue February 20, 2018
Dear Joan and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Walt was such an incredible man/husband/ father and my dear friend that will be remembered and missed always.Love, John P.

Jill Robey
   Posted Wed February 21, 2018
We are sorry for your loss and are thinking of your family during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Chris, Jill and Nathan

Lisa Shotyk
   Posted Wed February 21, 2018
Walt and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know the last few weeks were difficult with your Dad's surgery and illness. I hope he is at peace now. I am thinking of you all and pray that you also will have peace from the loving memories you will always have.
God bless,
Lisa Shotyk

Dee Brower
   Posted Thu February 22, 2018

Peaceful White Lilies Basket was sent by The Brower family.

To the Sturgeon family, We, The Brower family and friends expresses our sorrow with the deepest symphony for the loss. your family will be in our prayers, keep the faith.

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