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Walter Austin Lumbra

October 30, 1932 — October 11, 2022

Morrisville VT-Walter Austin Lumbra, 89, passed away, October 11, 2022, at Copley Hospital surrounded by his family. Walter was born on October 30, 1932, in Montgomery Center, VT, the Son of Austin Lumbra and Alberta Ploof. Walter was a soldier in the Army National Guard and was deployed to Germany during the Korean war. He married Shirley Rushford on June 20, 1953 and they were married a wonderful sixty years. Walter was employed as a Lumber Inspector at Greenmont Lumber for 26 years, and in his spare time he enjoyed wood working, building furniture for his children and grandchildren, and remodeling his home. Walter and Shirley enjoyed traveling New England with a few trips to Florida and going gambling. He is survived by his daughter Robin Lowe, son Kevin Lumbra and wife Darlene, and daughter Teela Leach and husband Steven; his grandchildren, Kristin and her husband Justin Bishop, Jordan Lowe and companion Christine Donahue, Trever Lumbra and his fiancé Laura Kinney, Dustin and her husband Lucas Tilton, Bridget and her husband Arron Courtemanche, and Casey Leach; his great-grandchildren, Saylor, Carter, Emma, and Makayla; his sister Connie McFarland; and a very special family friend Jan Kuhn. He is predeceased by his father, Austin Lumbra; mother, Alberta Lumbra; sister Theresa Lamore; wife Shirley Rushford; and son in law Michael Lowe. A funeral mass will be held Monday, October 24, 2022, at 11:00 am at The Most Holy Name of Jesus Church in Morrisville with a committal service immediately following at Lamoille Valley Cemetery in Johnson. In Lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Manor Inc: Attn: Lorie Shapleigh 577 Washington Highway in Morrisville VT, 05661 The family of Mr. Lumbra would like to sincerely thank the staff of The Manor for their compassion and exceptional care given to Walter.
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