OBITUARY

Walter Jarnot

25 February, 19264 September, 2015
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Walter Jacob Jarnot, 89, passed away on September 4, 2015 in Ann Arbor MI. He was the son of the late Joseph Jacob Jarnot and Mary (Kolodziej) Jarnot. Born and raised in Buffalo NY, he was a graduate of Georgetown University. He worked for the Internal Revenue Service as a regional manager of Eastern Michigan, Southeastern Massachusetts and many New York locations. Walter also directed and developed management programs for other IRS managers implementing new protocols and technologies. He retired from the government after 33 years of service. In WWII, Walter served as an infantryman with the 80th Division, (Blue Ridge Mountain Boys), engaging in the Battle of the Bulge with his Division. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1946, achieving the rank of Sergeant. Walter valued family most of all. He loved spending his time with them, whether it was at a Red Sox baseball game, church social events, or just sharing a meal with friends and family. In his retirement, Walter was co-founder of the non-profit organization, The Friends of Poland, an organization that collected and distributed medical texts, supplies and refurbished ambulances to Poland. This provided support to their universities as well as towns and cities. He remained active in the organization, acting as president as well as many other positions. Through corporate and individual contributions, tens of millions of dollars of books, supplies, and equipment were sent to Poland. He was also a devoted member of St. Francis of Assisi & St. Thomas the Apostle Churches in Ann Arbor MI. Through the church, he and his wife, Del, volunteered as Prison Ministers in Ann Arbor, MI and Cape Cod, MA. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Delphine (Giras) Jarnot, his brother and sister-in-law Edward & Wanda Jarnot, brother-in-law Richard Piontek , five children and their spouses. Ellen & Jeffrey Osborn, Joseph and Dee Jarnot, Lee Anne & John Shaheen, Charles & Paula Jarnot, and Sharon A. Jarnot, 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visitation hours are 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at the Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home at 3000 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY. 14217. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at St. Bernard’s Church, 1990 Clinton St., Buffalo, NY, 14208. Burial will follow at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Friends of Poland, c/o Mr. Edward Piszcz, 127 Sheraton Ave. Somerset, MA 02725

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, 9 September , 2015

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, 10 September , 2015

  • Laid To Rest

    Thursday, 10 September , 2015

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Shawn Hane

1 October 2015

So sorry to hear this. Mr Jarnot was such a wonderful person. Always so sweet when he came into the office. Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers.

Marta Banuelos

15 September 2015

Thinking of you and your lovely family. I remember Mr. Jarnot from my childhood. May you rest in peace Walter knowing that you touched so many with your kindness and shared wonderful years with Del and your children. Thank you for being in our lives.

14 September 2015

CI am sorry for your loss. God is opening his hand and satisfying the desire of every living thing. Psalm 145:16

Michelle Rushlow

11 September 2015

I did not know Mr. Jarnot personally...I can only imagine what a wonderful person he must have been to have raised such an incredible daughter in Lee Anne. I am so sorry for your family's loss.

Dee Jarnot

11 September 2015

I will always remember your smile Dad that showed so much proudness and adoration for each and everyone of us:) You were the best father-in-law a girl could ever have! ThankYou for all the love, support and joy you gave us..thinking of and missing you, Love,Dee

10 September 2015

We miss your leadership at the Friends of Poland here in New Bedford. President of FOP Edward J Piszcz

10 September 2015

Dear Mrs.Jarnot,Del; please except our condolences at this sad time of your loss. We have had you in our thoughts for a while now. May God give you an abundance of strength. Your friends at Leonard Barbers; Gerald and Lois Haeussler. Call or stop in any time. 734-663-0490. 1920 W. Stadium Blvd. Ann Arbor, Mi. 48103

9 September 2015

God speed Mr. Walter. We did not know you but you'll be remembered for your unselfish deeds and the legacy you have left in your children. Chuck is a son you can be proud of. Thank you for your service to mankind.

The crew at Stennis International Airport

joe jarnot

8 September 2015

I'm missing you,Dad.I always remember things you told me about business.How you helped us with our new home...and many more....

7 September 2015

You were an amazing man Walter. I'm going to miss you.You made every day a lot brighter.RIP. Vicki Smith

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