Walter Lamphere

Walter "Skip" Lamphere

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Walter A. “Skip” Lamphere, 68, of Parish, NY, passed away at home on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Born in Syracuse, NY to his late parents, Florence (Cory) and William Lamphere on Jan. 23, 1950. He was a graduate of Mexico Academy. Skip was a self employed carpenter. He also worked for Pullens Plumbing & Heating, and Charles Heating and Plumbing.

A member of First Baptist Church in

Fernwood. Skip was a Harley Davidson rider

belonging to H.O.G. group; the ABATES; an avid


Surviving are his loving wife of 37 years, Diane L.

(Pickard) Lamphere; his five children Cheryl (Steven)

Walts of Palermo, Burton (Jodi) Lamphere of MI,

Danielle (James) Pullen of New Haven, NY, Justin

(Darlene) Petrie of CA, and Joshua (Nicole) Lamphere

of Parish; several grand and great-grandchildren;

a sister Betty Blum of IA, a brother Charles Lamphere

of Rome, NY; a cousin Paul Mercier; many nieces

and nephews.

Calling hours are on Saturday Aug. 11, from 10 a.m.

until noon with a noon funeral service all in First Baptist

Church, Fernwood, 146 Co. Rt. 41A, Pulaski, NY 13142.

Contributions in Skip’s memory to: Make a Wish Foundation.
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