Obituary of Walter Gretzky

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Walter Gretzky

Walter Gretzky (born October 8th, 1938 in Canning, Ontario) was a Sportsperson who was best known for being a the father of a hockey player. Walter died on March 4th, 2021 and his death was due to complications from Parkinson's disease which was diagnosed in 2012. He passed at the age of 82 years old.

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Walter Gretzky Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gretzky, Walter
    • Common Name: Walter Gretzky
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Canning, Ontario, Canada
    • Birth Date: October 08, 1938
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Walt
    • Occupation: Sportsperson
    • Nationality: Canadian
    • Favorite Food: Omaha Steaks
    • Favorite Color: Violet (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Walter's Family Tree

    • Father: Anton "Tony" Gretzky
    • Mother: Mary Gretzky
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Phyllis Leone Hockin (married 1960-December 19, 2005, her death
    • Son(s):
      • Wayne Gretzky (born January 26, 1961)
      • Keith Gretzky
      • Glen Gretzky
      • Brent Gretzky
    • Daughter(s):
      • Kim Gretzky

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 04 2021 at age 82
  • Place: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
  • Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease (related complications)

Category Tags:

SportspersonCanadian Born on October 8th Born in 1938 Born in Ontario Died in 2021 Died at age 82 Died from Parkinson's disease

Quotable Quotes:

"Keep your stick on the ice."

"My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

"Walter Gretzky's influence on the hockey world and his dedication as a father will forever be remembered and cherished. (V)"

Is Mr. Walter Gretzky still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-21 00:43:05
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