Walter Peter Soboleski, age 87, born to Peter and Katherine (Rober) in Queens, NY on November 1st, 1928 and passed away on June 23, 2016 in Dunwoody, GA.
He is preceded in death by loving wife Anne (McQuiggan), his parents and niece Patty Mustapich Etheredge. Walter is survived by his daughter Patricia and husband John Dawkins; son Robert and wife Deborah; daughter Jennifer Vincent and husband Robert; grand children Steven Sweum, Kelly Dawkins and brothers Jason and Bradley Soboleski; along with cherished nieces and nephews.
Walter graduated from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, NY, thereafter honorably servicing his country in the United States Marine Corp. Walter then pursued further education, earning his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Manhattan College in 1952 and his advanced degree at Johns Hopkins University in 1957. After marriage, Walter and Anne resided in Huntington, NY and later in Mclean, VA and Basking Ridge, NJ, before finally relocating to Atlanta, GA in 1983. Walter’s career included positions of increasing responsibility at Grumman, General Electric, Westinghouse, Rollins and ADT.
In retirement Walter enjoyed travel, tennis, swimming and an evening of bridge with dear friends. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and nothing brought him more joy than to be with his grandchildren. Active in his community, Walter volunteered at St. Josephs Hospital and was a devoted parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church.
Walter will be laid to rest on Friday, July 1. Services are at 10:30am and will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 2443 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter’s name to Atlanta’s St. Josephs Hospital.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 29, 2016
Soboleski, Walter Peter [MC1952 RIP]
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