Walter B. Protas Walter B. Protas

Walter B. Protas, 93, passed away, Friday, July 6, 2018 in the Lutheran Home at Topton. He and his wife, Olga, would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on July 19th. Born in Rzeczyca, Poland he was a son of the late Grzegorz and Zosia Protasiewicz. He was a painting supervisor for Hudson-Shatz Painting Company before retiring in 1986. Walter was an amazing husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great- grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He was grateful for everything in his life and enjoyed sharing his oil paintings with family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters, Sophia E. Leinweber; Patricia, wife of Wieslaw Krajewski; grandchildren, Nicholas Leinweber; Christina, wife of Dominic Hernandez; Gregory Leinweber; Christopher Krajewski; Alexander Krajewski; and great-granddaughter, Layla Grace Hernandez.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 28, 2018 in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church 1879 Applewood Dr, Orefield, PA 18069. A calling hour will begin at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Walter’s memory may be made to the church.

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