Iva L. Walsh, 97, former resident of Anthracite Apartments, Pittston, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Pittston.
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Born in Pittston on March 6, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Rita Miller Egan.
She attended Pittston schools. Iva was a member of The United Methodist Church of Pittston. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge, West Pittston, where she served as a senior regent.
Iva was small in stature, but had a large personality and a quick wit. She enjoyed camping at Onawandah with her family, playing bingo and Atlantic City trips.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Walsh; brothers, Raymond and Robert Egan; sisters, Helen Jenkins, Theo Williams and Mary Harms.
She is survived by daughter, Lorraine Dobson and husband, Jack, Sunset Beach, S.C.; son, Joseph Walsh and wife, Ann Christine "Teeney," Dupont; grandson, Joseph Walsh, Dupont; sister, Rita Dugan, Calabash, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. The Rev. Nancy Pitely will officiate. Interment will be in Marcy Cemetery, Duryea.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 6, 2013