Walter G. DeBevoise


On Monday, February 17, 2020, Walter G. DeBevoise, passed away at the age of 86.

Walter was born on July 25, 1933 in Johnstown, NY to Layton and Leila DeBevoise. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. On August 18, 1979, Walter married Anna and together they created a large extended family of nine children.

Walter was a salesman for KC Canary for many years. He was a man of faith who enjoyed the simple things in life a good conversation, coffee time with family and friends, and a home cooked meal. In his travels for work he became familiar with the Adirondacks and dreamed of building a cabin there.

Walter was predeceased by his parents Layton and Leila, his beloved wife Anna, brother Charles DeBevoise and sister Martha Ann Bowers. He is survived by his children Catherine Ann Grabo (Donald), Nancy Weaver (Wayne), Hope DeBevoise (Terri), David Schaperjahn (Kathy), Dennis Schaperjahn (Candace), Delei Lawrence (Michael), Dorrie Papp (Paul), Darren Schaperjahn (Cindy), and Derek Schaperjahn; 20 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 21 from 9am to 11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 11am. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Galway in the Spring.

The family would like to thank the staff of 4 Springs at Wesley Health Care for their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions in memory of Walter may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Guest Book

Deborah Paddock

I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you all

Catherine Grabo

Dad I am so going to miss you! You had a beautiful send off this morning. I am so proud to call you my father. You were the best a girl could ask for. Thank you for always being there. Fly high and soar with the angels. I love you with all my heart and soul. I will miss you forever dad. RIP...…….

Bryan & Monique Olsen

Our thoughts and prayers to Walt's family.

Carolyn Palumbo Boyle

JHS class of '53 wishes to extend condolences to Walter's family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Donna and Allen Armstrong

We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.