Walter Richard Fadrowski, Jr., died peacefully at the home of his daughter on Monday, July 18, 2022.
He was the son of Walter & Sophia Fadrowski of Baltimore, now deceased, and was married to Dorothy Mae Harlan for 65 years prior to her death, His two siblings, Steven Farlow and Melanie Burke predeceased him.
Walter was a graduate of Calvert Hall College and a USMC World War II veteran. He was a Baltimore City police officer, serving as one of the original squad members of the first K-9 Corps., served in the Howard County Sheriff’s Department, and worked for Baltimore County Animal Control. He and Dorothy owned the Hut Bar in Elkridge, MD, for many years prior to his retirement. He actively played baseball and softball and spent several years as an umpire with the Elkridge Youth Organization.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Michael David and Linda (Risso) of Myrtle Beach SC, David Paul and Laura (Sbarbaro) of Arbutus, Matthew Joseph and Kelly (Smith) of Ocean City MD, Robert Charles and Tracy (Calton) of Elkridge; his daughters Melanie Ann Fadrowski of Christiansburg VA, and Ann Katherine and Charles Edwards of Westminster MD; and daughter-in-law Barbara See of Sykesville MD; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and was awaiting the arrival of his first great-great-grandchild. His son D. Martin of Sykesville, and daughter-in-law Jeanne Davis predeceased him.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.