Beloved father of Lorna Vokey (Yvan Bolduc) of Aurora, Ontario, Mickey Etherington (Isabella Holmes) of Warsaw, Ontario, Tina McNeely (James Conway) of Brantford, Ontario, Sharon Van Der Gulik (Richard) of Waterloo, Ontario. Cherished grandfather of 12, proud great grandfather of 17. Loving brother to Mable Rees (Bill Deceased), Joan Reese (Frank), Linda Currie (Paul Deceased), Fred Vokey (Hilda). Predeceased by his parents Walter and Louisa Vokey and by his sisters and brother Eileen Skanes (Pat), Juanita Hiscock (Les), Rosalind Linthorn (Chuck alive), Verna Vokey, and Malcolm Vokey. Cherished friend to Jennifer Burden and many others.
Walter worked as a truck driver for 40+ years before retiring in 2022. In his free time he enjoyed spending time with friends and loved to go site seeing, he was a bowling coach in his younger years and absolutely loved it. Enjoyed watching hockey and baseball. He was a very generous man who would help anyone if he was able.
Cremation has taken place and as per Walter’s wishes, there will be no formal memorial service. A celebration of Life will be held in the spring.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to HHT Canada THH, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Messages and condolences may be left at www.tricitycremations.com. Please visit Walter's obituary notice on Facebook.