Wally Healey Obituary
In Loving Memory of

Wallace "Wally" Healey

1952 ~ 2023

Obituary of Wallace "Wally" Healey

Sadly, on Monday March 20, 2023 at the age of 70, Wallace "Wally" Healey passed away. He has been reunited with his parents Iona (1999) and George (1969), sister Sharon Nixon (1994) and nephews Clinton Nixon (2013) and Mike Nixon (2022). Wally leaves behind his nephews George Nixon (Cheryl) and Tom Nixon (Kelly Armstrong) and his niece Tracey Johnston (Mike) as well as his cousins.

Wally was born and raised in Niagara Falls and attended A.N Myer High School and enjoyed golfing when he was younger. He worked for 25 years as an estimator for Stevensville Lawn. Wally, also affectionately known as Wally the Wino, enjoyed going to many rock concerts over the years but his absolute favorite was seeing the Rolling Stones. He loved spending time with his family and getting together for family meals. He will be terribly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. A celebration of Wally's life will be held at a later date. If desired, donations in Wally's memory may be made to The Niagara Falls Humane Society.

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Ted Smithson
1 year ago

Wally was a good buddy of mine. Attended many an Ice Dog game together. Most shows we attended at the PAC were preceded by a bite at The Office, usually sharing a bottle of wine. Plenty of times were spent at his Welland Avenue apartment, quite often getting comfortably numb. Our last encounter was going to see the Stones exhibit in Kitchener, Feb. 2022. He was not the same after Karen’s passing. Rest in peace Waldo

Victoria Schultz
1 year ago

Im just hearing of this sad news. Its been awhile since I’ve seen or talked to Wally, but we had a great working relationship and I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations. He was such a nice man and will be sadly missed.

Last edited 1 year ago by Victoria Schultz
Mark Lauder
1 year ago

So sad to lose another brother. I will always remember the two of us cruising in my 65 Ford station wagon and we even took it to Florida. Lots of fun and laughs. Rest in peace Wino.

Shane McConvey
1 year ago

As we get older and I lose more of my best friends I find it difficult to describe how much they played a role in my life.

We’ve seen them all Wally. Beginning in 72 when we saw the Stones play the afternoon show and then again at the night show. We were hooked after the 72 concert. Followed in 1994, the day after my wedding, where my new in laws met you and some of our other friends and then at Sars Stock in 2003 where AC/DC blew the Stones away. From Led Zeppelin, the Who, Pink Floyd, Springsteen, Chicago, the Eagles and many more ,we were there. Every concert had a story and lots of laughs.

We were fortunate to grow up with a solid group of special friends during the unique times of the 60’s and 70’s. From the Rock, to the Queens and as Rudy would say ” Boys to Pits “. Sadly many of them have passed.

You were always welcomed Christmas Eve. You will be missed.

We often laughed about Keith’s quote ” He took a hit for the team “.

Rest in peace my friend

Leonard Maltby
1 year ago

Wino was a great friend and wonderful kind man
I’m missing him already and remembering our last conversation with telling me I had a room at his house anytime when I came to Niagara
You don’t meet many people like Wally

Bob Jackson
1 year ago

so sad to hear of wallys passing.he was not only a brother-inlaw but a life long friend.R.I.P. Wino

Marsha Keracher
1 year ago

Sorry to hear. Always remember his friendly smile and warm greeting

Billy Brao
1 year ago

Wino was a dear dear friend in the 6o’s and 70’s. We had a lot of laughs lots!!!
We were at Myer together and we went to see plenty of Rolling Stones. One was July 20th 1972 in Toronto. Stevie Wonder opened.
Wally was a great guy. Our dads passed in 69.
I moved to California. In 1980 and I did see him when I return to visit my mom. He was a good soul. I was the one that nicknamed him WINO !!!
My name is BILLY BRAO.


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