BANKO - Walter J. Sr. December 30, 2017; of Clarence, NY; husband of the late Millie (Jones) Banko; beloved father of Buddy (Pam) Banko, Don (Robin) Banko and Trish (John) Binner; loving grandfather of Joe, David, Rachel, Matt, Sara, Nick, Max, Ben, David, Craig, Bryan, and Mindy; dear great-grandfather of Shayna, Baylie, Paige, Ava, Brady, Cooper, Dylan, Abby, Gaige, Breanna, Luke and Lexie; cherished great-great-grandfather of Autumn; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received Tuesday 4-8 PM at SHEPARD BROS FUNERAL HOME, 10690 Main Street Clarence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Nativity of the BVM Church, 8500 Main Street at the corner of Harris Hill Road, Williamsville. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Legion Post #838. Walter loved his family very much and was an avid Buffalo Bills and Yankees fan.