Posted by on May 8, 2019 9:00 pm

Categories: Obituaries

Walter S. Herring, Jr., 72, of Barnesville, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Broad Mt. Health & Rehab Center, Frackville.

Born on December 27, 1946 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Walter S. Sr. and Esther Loy Herring.

He was a 1965 graduate of Pine Grove High School and a member of Hetzel’s Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

Walter worked as a Pipe Layer for Gambone Construction in Norristown.

He was a member of the Moss Glenn Gun Club, Quakake Legion, and New Ringgold Fire Co. He loved to hunt, fish and cook and was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Sixers Fan.

He lived for his yearly hunting trip to Jackman, Maine.

He loved to watch his grandchildren play baseball and softball.

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Timothy Herring and William Herring, and a sister Dawn Herring.

Surviving are two sons, Matthew and wife Danielle Herring of Pine Grove, Timothy and wife Cindy Herring of Ashland; two grandchildren, Timothy Walter Herring and Skye Herring; two sisters, Gladys Bachman, of Edgewater, FL, and Jane Neidlinger, of Pine Grove, plus nieces and nephews.

Services will be determined at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, P.O. Box 781352 Philadelphia, Pa. 19178-1352 in his memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences to the family at

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