Edward W. "Ed" Walsh, 82, of Bentley Creek, Pa. passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in the home where he was born, with his loving family at his side.
He was born on Sept. 29, 1931 in Bentley Creek, Pa., the son of the late William and Helen Carroll Walsh.
Ed was formerly employed with Ridgebury Twp., American LaFrance and retired from Dalrymple Construction. While employed, Ed maintained his family's farm and continued to do so after his retirement. Ed married the former Margaret Mary Gaitings at St. Ann's in Bentley Creek on Nov. 29, 1958, and recently celebrated their 55th anniversary. He enjoyed hunting and cutting wood to heat his home.
He was predeceased by sisters Jean Jenkins and Mary E. Drake; and brother-in-law Charles Drake.
Edward is survived by his wife of 55 years, Margaret at home; children, Theresa and John Meyers of Ft. Worth, Texas and Bernard Walsh and his special friend Judy Donley; brother, Robert Walsh of Springfield, Pa.; brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Vivian Walsh of Bentley Creek, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
At Ed's request a private entombment was held on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery in the Family Mausoleum.
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