Priscilla F. (Burns) Walsh, 93, of Rockland died March 24, 2013, at South Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a period of failing health. She was born in Winthrop, daughter of the late Laurence and Priscilla (Kendrick) Burns. Mrs. Walsh was raised and educated in Weymouth graduating from Weymouth High School. She had made her home in Rockland since 1955 where she had been employed as an Assistant Town Clerk before her retirement in 1987. She was a member and active participant at Trinity Episcopal Church in Rockland, serving on the Altar Guild and the Maids and Matrons of the parish. She loved to read and garden as well as volunteer her time and talents at the Rockland Food Pantry and Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Priscilla also loved and supported the musical programs at Rockland High School. Wife of the late W. Gleason Walsh, she is survived by her son, William L. Walsh and his wife Lorraine of Rockland; a granddaughter, Sarah H. Walsh of California; a brother, Leland Burns of Kansas; as well as her dear friends, Charlie and Pat Tilden of Rockland. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard G. Walsh, and her brother, Laurence Burns. A celebration of her life was held Wednesday, March 27, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland. A funeral service was celebrated Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 12 p.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church, 3 Goddard Ave., in Rockland. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree. To share a memory her Tributes page, visit www.magounbiggins.com.
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Published in The Abington Mariner from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2013