Death of Helen Walter

Helen Walter, 93, died on Sunday, May 9, 2021, in Maryland, where she had relocated in 2015 to be with her daughter, Charisse. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Norman, in 2013. They were very active members at St. Matthew’s from 1983 when they retired to Wilmington from New Jersey.

Rest eternal grant Helen, O Lord, and let Light perpetual shine upon her. Amen.

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St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt


The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 45 years and in May 2021 celebrated the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity ( In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.