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Walter J. Lister Sr. 1921 - 2011 Lawrence

Paid family tribute

A private memorial service for Walter J. Lister Sr., 89, Lawrence, will be held Saturday in Sarasota, Fla. Walter, a loving father and special friend, will be greatly missed.
Mr. Lister died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at his residence in Englewood, Fla.
He was born July 7, 1921, in East Providence, R.I., the son of Alfred H. and Mary E. Whitehead Lister.
Survivors include five sons, Walter Jr. and Gordon, both of Florida, and Schuyler, Bruce and Phillip, all of Lawrence; a daughter, Gretchen, Lawrence; a sister, Dorothy “Nikki” Stapleton, of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty J. “Liza” Grimshaw Lister; a son Calvin “Beau” and a grandson Phillip Jr.
The family suggests memorials to the National ASPCA, at ASPCA Tributes, 520 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.