|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1931|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 2011|
POHATCONG TOWNSHIP - Walter Allegar, age 80 years, of Pohatcong Township, NJ died Sunday, December 18, 2011, at his home.
Born in Raritan Township, NJ, February 27, 193l, son of the late Walter and Matilda Pedrick Allegar, he had formerly resided in Stewartsville, NJ, Washington, NJ, Flemington, NJ and Pittstown, NJ and Cherryville, NJ for thirty-six years.
A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was formerly employed for thirty-six years as a blending operator and also in the Maintenance Dept. of Tredagar Plastic, Raritan Township, NJ.
He was a member,former trustee, former Sunday School teacher and former custodian of the Cherryville Baptist Church. He was also a member of Flemington American Legion Post #159 of Flemington, NJ; the Flemington Elks Lodge #l928 and the Frenchtown American Legion Post. He was a trustee of the Cherryville Cemetery Association.
He was a disc jockey, with his sister Ruth Allegar, for twenty years at WDVR, Sergeantsville, NJ where he hosted the weekly program Country Roundup.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia Taylor Allegar; a daughter, Ruth Ward of Las Vegas, NV.; a son Anthony Allegar of Phillipsburg, NJ; a "second son", Frank Knight III of Phillipsburg, NJ; brother, William Allegar of Pendel, PA.; three sisters, Barbara Middleton of Frenchtown, NJ, Ruth Allegar of Phillipsburg, NJ and Henrietta Prushinski of Frenchtown, NJ; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He was pre-deceased by his daughter, Sandra Johnston in 1992; a sister, Elsie Allegar; and three brothers, Leaver, Earl and Jack Allegar.
Memorial Services and interment in Cherryville Cemetery will be announced by the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cherryville Baptist Church, 594 Cherryville Road, Flemington, NJ 08822, or to WDVR FM, PO Box 191, Sergeantsville, NJ 08557.
Walter Allegar (1895 - 1967)
Matilda E. Pedrick Allegar (1907 - 1989)
Earl Augustus Allegar (1927 - 1927)*
Aaron Leaver Allegar (1928 - 1999)*
Walter Allegar (1931 - 2011)
Cherryville Mountainview Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: 142, East 3
Created by: Bill McCrea
Record added: Dec 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82189167