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WALTER GITTENS, of 138 Poplar St., Wilkes-Barre, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. He was born on Jan. 10, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late David and Jesse Myers Gittens. He was formerly employed by the city of Buffalo, N.Y., for many years and was loved and known as Uncle Walter by many. He was preceded in death by brothers Patrick, Maurice, David, Dwight and Edward Gittens. Surviving are several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Services, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

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