August 18, 1927 ~ August 17, 2020

Born in: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Resided in: Hamden, Connecticut

Walter E. Haller, Sr., 92, of Hamden passed away on August 17, 2020 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Irene Penders Haller. Walter was born in Bridgeport on August 18, 1927, son of the late Emil and Lavinia Green Haller. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served honorably during World War II. Walter worked as an electrical engineer for United Illuminating and the City of New Haven.
Along with his wife Irene, Walter is survived by his sons, Walter E. “Hap” Haller, Jr. of Hamden, Thomas P. Haller of Ohio, and James M. Haller and his wife Annette of West Haven; three grandchildren; his brother, Norman P. Haller of Easton and his sister Margaret Swartz. He was predeceased by his brothers, Richard Haller and Robert Haller; and his sisters, Harriett Comboni and Lavinia Beardsley.
Walter’s funeral services will be held at a later date when hopefully everyone will be safe from Covid-19. Arrangements are in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. My sincerest condolences to the whole Haller family. Jim especially. I have many memories of doing “stuff” with your dad. I am praying for the God of all peace and comfort to surround you and mom, Hap and Tom.

    Pastor James Lillis

    • Thank you for your comforting words, James.
      He asked after you more than once in the years following our losing touch. He would be greatly pleased to know you are doing so well. He had good memories of our times together.

      I, too, am happy to see that you are doing well. I wish you and your family all the best.


  2. Mrs Haller

    Wishing well of you and your family in this time of loss. I remember Mr. Haller as a quiet man with a wonderful, warm and friendly smile. Hugs to you and your family.

    With Love, John and Elissa (Gentile) Tirozzi

  3. Irene my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family as you mourn the loss of Walter. He had a nice long life. I know he will be missed by all his family and friends.

  4. So sorry to hear about”Uncle Walt”. We all had many great times over the years at family functions either in Orange or Wallingford…or Lake George. My condolences.
    Jon Leone

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