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Walter Finkbeiner

June 2, 1926 - March 10, 2016

Walter Finkbeiner, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, passed away peacefully on March 10th.  He was 89.  Walter was born on June 2, 1926 in Pleasantville, New Jersey.  Walter was preceded in death by his mother Margaret, his father Walter Gustav and his brother Robert.  Walter is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Margie, a sister, Shirley Mathis of South Carolina (Clarence), three sons, Gary of Virginia  (Lorraine), Brian of New Jersey (Patti), and Kevin of Virginia (Stephanie).  Grandchildren include Lori Knight of South Carolina (David), Shelli Paddison of Virginia (Stephen), Natalie Felder of Virginia (Shawn), Alana Finkbeiner, Traci Finkbeiner, Timothy Finkbeiner all from New Jersey, and Kelly Finkbeiner, and Cassidy Finkbeiner, both from Virginia.  Walter also had seven great-grandchildren.  Walter served his country in World War II in the United States Navy and was found to have an acumen in the burgeoning field of aircraft radar and worked installing the devices in the planes.  After the war ended, Walter and Margie raised their family in Absecon, New Jersey where he owned and operated Finkbeiner TV, a small appliance and repair shop serving the area for many years.  Walter was a steadfast Christian and enjoyed singing in the choir for many years. Margie and Walter moved to Virginia Beach in 2004 to be near their family and continued to serve in ministries in Virginia Beach.  There will be a service on April 2, 2016 honoring Walter’s life at Princess Anne Plaza Baptist Church on Rosemont Road where Walter was a member.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks you make a donation to Princess Anne Plaza Baptist Church.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016

Time: 2:58 pm


Princess Anne Plaza Baptist Church

245 E Rosemont Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

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