May 30, 1943 - March 16, 2015

Walter A. "Buzz" Hinz, a lifelong resident of Painesville Township, passed away March 16, 2015, at Tri Point. He was born May 30, 1943, in Cleveland. Walter worked at Avery Dennison/Fasson for 25 years in maintenance, was a proud US Navy Veteran, and belonged to American Legion Post #336. Walter was loved by all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.
Survivors are his children, Mark (Dawn), Rich (Karyn), Nora, Jean O'Neil (Courtney) and Matt; grandchildren, Jason, Racheal, Noah, Anna, Adam, Russell, William, Kelsey and Wesley; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Carl (Peggy) and Judy Alban; and mother of his children, Carolyn Gillette. He was preceded in death by his parents Willard and Bernadette (nee Markert) Hinz; sister and brother-in-law, Diane Weber (Joe). 

Celebration of Life will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday March 21, 2015, at American Legion, Post #336, 60 Chester Street, Painesville, OH 44077.