Walter D. Deo, 72, of River Street, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital
Born in Pountney, Vt., He was the son of the late James Deo and Beverly Stark Deo and loving husband to the Janice Deo.
Walter worked for Siena College for many years, he was known as "Santa Claus" to many and he especially enjoyed dressing up and playing Santa Claus.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Deo, his children, Michael Deo and Holly Smith, his step children, Shawn (Pam) Desnoyers, Henry Desnoyers, Dixie Desnoyers, Glen Desnoyers, his seventeen grandchildren, his one great grandson, his great granddaughter, his siblings, Dicky Deo, Mary (Edward) Costa, Donna Maloney, Debbie (Don Rosekrans) Deo, his brotherin law, Butch Milligton, his sister in law, Agnes Deo, he also survived by many nieces and nephews, and his faithfull companions Sparky, Snowy and the late Monique.
Walter was predeceased by his sisters, Beverly Upton and Barbara Millington, his brothers, James Deo, Billy Deo and Robert Deo, his sisters in law, Dorothy Deo and Tina Deo.
Family and friends may call Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm with memorial service to follow at 6:00 pm at McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh. Cremation took place at Gardner Earl Crematory in Oakwood Cemetery.
Donations may be made to American Heart Association or Diabetes Foundation in memory of Walter Deo.
Please visit Walter's everlasting Book of Memories at www.mcloughlinmason.com.
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 4:00pm - 6:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 6:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Gardner Earl Crematorium