Colonel Walter Panchison
November 26, 2005
Walter Panchison, 84, of 7743 W. Hoffman Lake Road, Warsaw, Indiana,
died at 3:35 p.m. Nov. 26, 2005, at Kosciusko Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 4, 1920, in St.
Clair, Pa. to Michael and Ella Stech Panchison. On Nov.
27, 1962, in Miami, Fla., he married Portia Charlene Hadesty,
A resident of Kosciusko County
since 2000, he was a graduate of the University of Maryland and
numerous military schools. He was a member of Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, Warsaw, and was involved at the senior citizens
club. After 30 years of service, he retired from in the
United States Marine Corps in 1969. He received the Naval
Aviation Pilot Wings in 1943 and served in the South Pacific
in Japan as a Master Sergeant. He was an exchange pilot
with the Royal Air Force, United Kingdom.
Also surviving are a son, Clarence
Panchison, Warsaw; a daughter, Mrs. Ned C. (Pat) Frost, Mesa,
Ariz.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Joseph
Panchison, Port Hollywood, Va.; and a sister, Mildred Poliszuk,
Baltimore. Md. He was preceded in death by a son, a grandson,
and two brothers.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Dec.
17 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, with Monsignor James
Wolf officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Quantico
National Cemetery, Triangle, Virginia.
No calling is planned.
Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, is
in charge of arrangements.
Memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 125 N. Harrison St., Warsaw, or the Marine Corps Aviation
Association, P.O. Box 296, Quantico, Va., 22134. (11-10-2010)