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NASTERNAK - Walter Died peacefully on December 15, 2016 at his daughter and son in law's home in Oceanside, CA. Walter was 97 years young and had a consistent thirst for knowledge and a zest for life. He was born March 13, 1919 to John and Josephine Nasternak in Buffalo, NY. He worked at Arcata Graphics/Quebecor for 38 years. His 32 year retirement allowed him more time for traveling, golfing, dancing, reading and many other fun activities. He and his wife moved 10 years ago to Oceanside, CA to be near family. Beloved husband of 71 years of "the love of his life-Mary" (nee Wronowicz), devoted father of Richard (Pat) of Atlanta, GA, Jeanne Brewer (Dan) of Oceanside, CA, and Jerome of New Smyrna Beach, FL cherished grandfather of Jeffrey (Abby) of Gilbert, AZ and Elizabeth of Syracuse, NY, loving great-grandfather of Wesley and Everett of Gilbert, AZ. Also survived by sisters Terry and Helen, brother Stanley and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 4 brothers and 1 sister. Private memorial services were held in Oceanside, CA. Memorial services will be held in Buffalo at a future date. Walter has etched the 97 chapters of his life and memories to family, friends and all who came to know his irrepressible positive, kind and loving spirit. Please sign the guestbook online at

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