Walter Lee Ellison

Walter Lee Ellison, Sr., 90, of Wilkinsburg, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at the Statesman Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Levittown, PA. He was a retired detective who served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police from 1961 to 1984. A World War II U.S. Army Veteran, Walter earned two Bachelor Degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the F.O.P. and the Guardians of Greater Pittsburgh.

Born in Dawson, GA, he was the son of the late Buster Ellison and Annie Robinson Ellison, was the husband of the late Ada Ruth Ellison. He is survived by his first wife, Helen Louise Ellison of Edgewater MD, their four children, Walter Ellison Jr. of Brooklyn NY, Charlotte Ellison Hughes of Forrest City IA, John Ellison of Munhall PA & Eldora Ellison of Edgewater MD.

Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. A service will be held at 1:00 pm in the funeral home with the Pastor Ray Still officiating. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville, PA.

The family suggests contributions to Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Avenue Wilkinsburg, PA 15221 or or to your local firefighter department.