Obituary for John Francis Walsh, Sr.
- Name: John Francis Walsh, Sr.
- Home Town: Ocean Isle Beach, NC
- Date of Death: 08/23/2019
- Birth Place: Pottsville, PA
- Birth Date: 11/24/1931
John Francis Walsh, Sr., 87, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Friday, August 23, 2019. He was born in Pottsville, PA, on November 24, 1931, a son of Joseph E. Walsh and Helen Yakabonis Walsh. He moved here twenty-four years ago from New Jersey where he was a welder-fitter with Hoffman LaRoche. Mr. Walsh was a wonderful father and true outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and clamming. He was also a faithful blood donor having donated eighty-six pints.
Surviving are his loving wife, Elizabeth Ann Luscan Walsh; sons John F. Walsh, Jr. (Deborah), Robert A. Walsh (Kathy) and Vincent J. Walsh (Grace); daughters, Kathryn L. Garrity (John), Phyllis A. Merlo (William), Diane M. Edwards, and Elizabeth J. Kleedorfer; brother, Joseph E. Walsh; sister, Kathleen Dowling; fourteen grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.
At his request, no services will be held.In lieu of flowers, please donate to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
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