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Walter "Wally" S. Chittester

Walter S. “Wally” Chittester, 63, of Warren, PA died on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Clarion Hospital.

Born on March 12, 1959 in Ridgway, he is the son of Ida Crate Chittester, who survives of Minnesota and the late Joseph Chittester.

He was a graduate of Ridgway High School and was a member of the Eagles and the American Legion in Warren.  An avid motorcycle enthusiast, he never turned down the chance to head out for a ride and also enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.  A likeable guy who was a friend to all, Wally loved nothing more than spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by six brothers; Michael (Shirley) Chittester of Meadville, David Chittester of Ridgway, Wayne Chittester of Ridgway, John (Lori) Chittester of Weedville, Tom (Shelly) Chittester of Warren, Pat Chittester of Minnesota, and by one sister; Frances Chittester of DuBois as well as by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister; June Donaldson.

Funeral Services for Walter S. “Wally” Chittester will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the Krise Funeral Home.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 12:00 PM until the time of the service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at www.krisefuneralhome.com

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My deepest sympathies to Wally’s family . My thoughts are with you all ♥️ My heart is heavy as I remember so so many good times spent with Wally .. Always put a smile on my face with out a doubt.. Hanging out in the woods with a fire and a keg of beer singling playing the spoons without a care in the world. When it comes to my life time friends.. Wally is on the top of my list♥️ It was a blessing to be called your friend.. RIP Wally

Sinder Jun 21 2022 2:55 PM

My condolences to the Chittester family. Wally you are certainly missed but will never be forgotten. Keep on smiling on your next journey and tell a joke or 2. RIP Wally!

Darren Jun 21 2022 2:55 PM

My dear family :
I am in shock! My thoughts and prayers are with you. My dear, Ida, a year Mother/Father God be with you and the family.
RIP dear, Wally.
Mary Ann Ilconich Abplanalp

Mary Abplanalp Jun 21 2022 5:57 AM

Remember many good times with Wally in the late 70’s and early 80’s galavanting the backwoods around Ridgway,, it only took the two of us to call it a Party !!! RIP old friend!!!

Broadway Jun 20 2022 8:22 PM