May 5, 1935 - January 12, 2019

Campbell Hall, NY

Walter Erich Scheffler of Campbell Hall, NY, formerly of Mahwah, NJ, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019. He was 83 years old.

Walter was born on May 5, 1935 in Montclair, NJ to the late Erich and Corine (Schmid) Scheffler.

Walter was an avid fly fisherman, fishing for trout and salmon at the Miramachi River in Boiestown, Canada. He was a member of the Miramachi Salmon Association. He also fished for Bonefish at Andros Island in the Bahamas. He was the past president of the Ridgewood Art Association. Walter also loved photography.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Ida Scheffler; loving children, Robert Scheffler and Dorothy Gremli and her husband, Kevin and his adoring grandchildren, Eric and Rachel Gremli.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY. Funeral Services will be follow at 4 p.m. also at the funeral home. Cremation Services will be Private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Walter's memory to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or www.cancer.org