Walter Sheiman, 97, of Manchester died Jan. 12, 2020.
Upon the inception of the United Nations in 1945, Mr. Sheiman was hired as the supply officer in the Publishing Division. His career at the organization lasted for over 37 years.
He attended Evander Childs High School in the Bronx prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army, where he served in World War II as a sergeant and a German interpreter under Gen. George S. Patton.
He enjoyed participating in many activities after retirement, such as the Dance Club, Kiwanis, Jewish War Veterans, Westernaires, and the Players Club.
Throughout his life, he enjoyed baseball, bowling, and handball, as well as ballroom dancing with his wife, Beverly, who taught line dancing classes.
Predeceased by his son, Lee, he is survived by his wife of 70 years; his daughter, Rochelle of Brick; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private services were held with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing.