Walter J. Muller III
December 6, 1949 – December 20, 2020
Walter Joseph Muller III, 71, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loved ones.
Born and raised in Bergenfield, Wally moved to Sussex County after his service in the Navy as a mechanical engineer, serving on the USS Intrepid during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion Post 157 in Branchville. Wally was the proud owner of Ross’ Corner Exxon for 17 years. He later obtained his realtor’s license and helped many people purchase their “happy homes”. Wally was proud to be a part of the Weichert team in Sparta. He loved to travel, camping up and down the East Coast. Wally loved live music, and was always going to festivals, taking great pride in volunteering at Clearwater Festival. He was also a handyman, constantly working on projects.
The son of the late Walter J. Muller II and Gladys (Cooper) Muller, Wally is survived by his sister, Beverly Rentler; brothers Donald and Paul Muller; daughter Theresa Munguia; son Daniel Muller; daughter Samantha Muller; son James Muller; grandchildren Tiani Munguia, Destin Muller, Dani Munguia, Darien Stone Munguia, Dylan Muller, Slade Muller; and partner of “13 years 1 month and 20 days” Carol Ann Skelenger.
A celebration of life will be held sometime in the Spring. In memory of Wally Muller, the family requests that donations of non-perishable “fun” food items or monetary donations be sent to the Bodhi Monastery Food Pantry located at 67 Lawrence Rd, Lafayette, NJ. For more information, contact Duke DeGroat by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations may also be made to the American Legion Post 157 in Branchville attn: Ryan Phillips PO Box 536 Branchville, NJ 07826. Memorial donations may also be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation at 99 Sparta Avenue Newton, NJ 07860. Arrangements are under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, Branchville. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodfuneralhome.net
Walter J. Muller III
January 3, 2021
To the Mueller Family & Carol Ann, I was so sorry to find out about the loss of Wally. I will always remember all the good times at the softball games and the RENO Fest gatherings. God Bless you all during this difficult time.
carolyn & Paul Jackson
December 26, 2020
Dear Carol Ann and family, Paul and I are so sad to hear of Wally's passing. Sending you prayers and comfort during this difficult time. We always loved seeing & talking with Wally at all the music events. He was always happy, having a great time. Great memories. He will certainly be missed. Sincerest Condolences. Carolyn & Paul Jackson.