Walter E. Ashenfelter of Milford, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice, Newton, .NJ. He was 77.
Son of the late William Cyrus and Emma (Nelson) Ashenfelter, he was born on May 15, 1943, in Philadelphia. He was married to Kathryn J. Wolf.
He was a designer/engineer for CAD Packaging, Warrenville, N.J., and a former officer for the Philadelphia Police Force.
Walter proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 to 1964 and was a member of the Marsch-Kellogg American Legion Post 139, Milford. He had a passion for music and will be remembered for his musical talents, having played at the Milford Music Fest and Music In The Park, Waterwheel Café, Milford Open Mic Night, the Black Bear Film Festival and the Lodge at Woodloch under his stage name Walt Edwards.
Walter leaves behind his wife, Kathryn J. Wolf; children, Brian Ashenfelter and Lynn Pomponi, her husband Steven; stepson, Eric Wolf and his wife Cheryl; two grandchildren, Cameron and Abigail Wolf; Sister, Dolores Wasiek and her husband Kenny; and sister-law Rosalie Ashenfelter; and a dog he called his little girl, Rosie.
Walter was preceded in death by his siblings, Middy Nowicki and Andrew Ashenfelter.
Cremation was private at convenience to the family at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford Township, Pa. If you desire a donation by check may be made in Walter’s memory to: Milford Borough, Music In the Park. Please include “In Memory of Walt Edwards” as well.
Arrangements were made by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford.