Martha Jane Walsh

Martha Jane Walsh

FT. WRIGHT, KY: A funeral service for Martha Jane Walsh, 91, of Ft. Wright, KY, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Mark Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Brushy Fork Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, two hours prior to the service, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

She passed away September 16, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. She was born January 22, 1922, in Gratiot, Ohio, to the late Nola E. and Lorna (Campbell) Weakley.

She graduated from Gratiot High School in 1939. She was married to Kenneth C. Walsh on Valentine's Day in 1941 and they were able to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Jane, which she went by, was a stay at home mother to Kenneth, Lorna and Richard. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Stephanie, Robin, and Megan; sister, Betty Mills of Granville, and several nieces and nephews. Family was always very important to Jane. She kept in touch with all of her nieces and nephews. She lived a great life with Kenneth, and they were able to travel many places. She was also a breast cancer survivor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth C. Walsh and sister, Ellen Wolfe.

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Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Sept. 18, 2013