His wife is the former Donna Drake andthey have been married 45 years.
Born in Archbald, September 4, 1949 he is the son of the late Joseph and Evelyn Linderman Gabert. He graduated from Archbald High School in 1967 and in 1970 from Johnson Technical School where he studied carpentry.
Wally had been employed at Brojack Lumber as was a member of the Black Diamond Fire Company in Archbald since 1967 where he served 10 years as Fire Chief. He was also a member of the Hop Bottom Hose Company since 1990 and wore numerous hats during his 27 years of service. Wally also volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and served on the Archbald Cemetery Board of Directors.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday February 7th at 8pm in the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson with services by Rev. James Madus.
Friends may call from 6pm until service time.