Joseph J. Walzer of Townsend passed away June 21, 2010, at Christiana Hospital in Newark. He was 84.


    Joseph J. Walzer of Townsend passed away June 21, 2010, at Christiana Hospital in Newark. He was 84.
    Mr. Walzer was born Feb. 6, 1926, son of the late William and Elizabeth (Lohn) Walzer.
    He made a career of building homes in the Philadelphia area. He loved to travel and especially loved the beach.
   He lived in Rehoboth Beach for many years before settling in Townsend 30 years ago.
    Mr. Walzer had a passion for painting, and his friends and family have his paintings hanging in their homes. During his battle with cancer he worked on several paintings that he gave to his doctors and nurses.
    He is survived by a sister, Mary Riggs of King of Prussia, Pa.
    A Catholic Mass funeral was held June 29 at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church, Philadelphia.
    Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 3301 W Cheltenham Ave., Philadelphia.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
    Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, Middletown.