Iva L. Walsh, 97, former resident of Anthracite Apartments, Pittston, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 in United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township.
Born in Pittston, 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, and 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, and sister Rita Dugan, Calabash, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. 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 Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Broad Street, Pittston, PA 18640.
Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
Published in Times Leader on May 6, 2013