Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on June 30th, 2021 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Burgess). Dear father of Bradley (Sue) MacKinnon and step-father of Melanie Woodcock (Steve), Jamie Sutcliffe (Sue), Teresa Kealy & John Sutcliffe. He is survived by his 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Walter was predeceased by his parents James & Mary, siblings Margaret, Murdena, James, William, Florence and Victor and stepson Tim Sutcliffe.