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John F. Walsh

1923 - 2013 ARLINGTON John F. Walsh, 89, a longtime resident of East Arlington Road, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass., following a brief illness.

He was born in Pittsfield on Dec. 18, 1923, the son of John F. Walsh, Sr. and Celia (Hall).

Mr. Walsh served in the Navy during World War II.

He had been employed the Mack Molding Company in Arlington for 40 years. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and spending time at his camp.

His wife, the former Eleanor Ward, whom he married Feb. 27, 1947, in Arlington, died Dec. 2, 2012.

He is survived by his six children, Patrick Walsh and his wife, Martha, of Hopewell, Va., Joanne Lansing of Knox, N.Y., Frances Walsh of Hinesburg, Vt., Barbara Kenan of Cocoa, Fla., John Walsh III, and his wife, Cindy, of Arlington, and William Walsh of Arlington; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by all his brothers.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Unit at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center through the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.



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Published in Bennington Banner on May 27, 2013
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