Welcome to the memorial page for

Walter Frank Truszkowski

June 4, 1939 ~ July 13, 2017 (age 78)

Walter F. Truszkowski, 78, of Baltimore, passed away July 13, 2017 in Hyattsville, Maryland. 

Walter was born in Baltimore to Tillie and Walter P. Truszkowski.  He earned a B.A. in Mathematics from Loyola College and a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland. 

He worked for NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center for 47 years.  He was a Senior Technologist for the Advanced Architectures and Automation Branch.  Walt was a recognized expert in many areas, most specifically in the area of Artificial Intelligence.  He never turned down an opportunity to mentor students and employees. Walt was visionary in his field.

Walt was also a member and soloist in the St. Jerome’s Choir, as well as, a Eucharistic Minister for the church.

Walt is preceded in death by his parents Tillie and Walter P. Truszkowski and his wife Elizabeth Truszkowski.   

Walt is survived by his sister, Mary Jane (Michael) Brown , brother, Joseph (Sally) Truszkowski, two sons Matthew Truszkowski and Andrew (Madeline) Truszkowski and four grandchildren, loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and many long-time friends.

Visitation will be held at Gasch’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 7:00pm-9:00pm.  The funeral will be held at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Hyattsville on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.  


 Service Information

July 18, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gasch's Funeral Home, P.A.
4739 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781

Funeral Service
July 19, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Jerome's Catholic Chuch
5205 43rd Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781


Fort Lincoln Cemetery
3401 Bladensburg Road
Brentwood, MD 20722

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