Brother Walter Frederick Thomann, age 82, of the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Johanna Thomann.
He is survived by his siblings, Trudy (Fred) Norton, Mary (Thomas) Szczepanski, and Thomas Thomann, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and fellow Trappist Monks at the Abbey of the Genesee.
Brother Walter was born September 22, 1940 in Trenton, NJ the son of Walter Aloysius and Johanna Andres Thomann. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran. Brother Walter will be missed dearly by his loving family.
Vespers will be offered on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 5 PM at the Abbey of the Genesee where Brother Walter's Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 9 AM. Burial will be in the Abbey of the Genesee Cemetery in Piffard, NY.
Memorials may be made to Abbey of the Genesee, 3258 River Rd., Piffard, NY 14533.