In remembrance of
Wayne P. WalkerScranton, PA March 8, 1939 ~ August 2, 2011 Date of Service: August 6, 2011
Wayne P. Walker, 72, Scranton, died Tuesday in the Community Medical Center. He and his wife, the former Carol A. Olenik celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on April 23rd.
Born in Hazleton, son of the late James and Elizabeth Padlick Walker, he was a graduate of Hazleton High School and went on to attend Wilkes and Penn State Universities. He served in the National Guard and was owner of Walker Carpet Outlet in Eynon. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Elkview Country Club and served on the committee for its St. Jude’s Tournament.
Also surviving are nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, James Walker, Jr.
The funeral will be Saturday with services at 11 a.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Drums. Friends may call Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of service.