Michael E. Walker

Bucks County Courier Times

Michael Eugene "Gene" Walker of Croydon passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 87.

Gene was born and raised in Bristol Borough and had been a Croydon resident for the past 57 years. He was the son of the late Charles and Cecilia Walker.

Mr. Walker was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II.

He retired from 3M Company, Bristol Township, after many years of service.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Thomas Aquinas Senior Citizens.

He will be sadly missed by many friends and family and is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Helen (Cahill) Walker; his loving children, Michael Walker and his longtime companion, Kathleen, Susan Raymond and her husband, Thomas, James Walker and his wife, Sue, Cecilia Bondio and her husband, Thomas, and Theresa Jones and her husband, Timothy. He was the devoted grandfather of Thomas and Jeffrey Raymond, Jennifer and Stacey Walker, Stephen Bondio, and Ryan, Jesse and Jacqueline Jones. Also survived by his sister-in-law, Theresa Walker; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Croydon. Interment will be in St. Mark Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe St., Bristol Borough. Wade Funeral Home,