Francis John WALSH
FUNERAL HOME
Highland Park Funeral Centre and Cemetery
2510 Bensfort Rd.
Peterborough, ON
Lifelong Otonabee Farmer, Long Time Parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Third Degree Knight of Columbus Our Lady of the Assumption Council 14032, and Knights of Columbus Bishop Marrocco Fourth Degree Assembly 882, Long Time 4-H Member and Club Leader, County Director with the Peterborough County Federation of Agriculture, Member of the Agricultural Hall of Fame. At his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Francis, beloved husband of 70 years to Rita Beaudoin. Loving and devoted father of Paul and his wife Nancy, Anne Johnston and her husband Lynn, John and his wife Debbie, and predeceased by his son Barry (Natalie), and his daughter-in-law Judy. Cherished Grandfather of Dustin, Jill, Katie, Maxwell, Cody, Sheldon, Jordan, Danielle, Cory, Chris, Nicole, Tristan, Taylor, Taryn, Alicia, and Laura, and sadly missed by his many great-grandchildren. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Dear brother-in-law of Loretta Crowley (Frank, predeceased), and Helen Girard (Rollie, predeceased). Son of the late John Redmond Walsh and Germaine Walsh. Relatives and friends are invited to call at HIGHLAND PARK FUNERAL CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road on Sunday, October 31st from 1:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Parish Prayers and Knights of Columbus Prayers 4:00 p.m.). Private Funeral Mass for immediate family in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1830 Keene Road, on Monday, November 1, 2021. Monsignor Michael Heffernan officiating. Interment Lakefield Cemetery followed by a public reception for family and friends in Highland Park Funeral Centre beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Proof of double vaccination required). In memory of Francis and in lieu of flowers, donations to Our Lady of the Assumption Church would be appreciated by his family.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.highlandparkfuneralcentre.com

Published by The Peterborough Examiner from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2021.
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Prayer Service
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Oct
31
Calling hours
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Highland Park Funeral Centre and Cemetery
2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough, ON
Oct
31
Prayer Service
4:00p.m.
Highland Park Funeral Centre and Cemetery
2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough, ON
Oct
31
Calling hours
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Highland Park Funeral Centre and Cemetery
2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough, ON
Nov
1
Funeral Mass
Private Family Service
ON
Nov
1
Celebration of Life
12:30p.m.
Highland Park Funeral Centre (All Welcome)
2510 Bensfort Rd. , Peterborough , ON
Nov
1
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Lakefield Cemetery (Private Family Service)
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Rita, Anne and family, Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of your husband and dad. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories as you celebrate a life well lived.
Ken & Judie MacLean
Family
November 26, 2021
Francis was a very special person, I had so much respect for his intellect, success in n life and love of family.
My condolences and sincere sympathy to Rita and family. May it help you to know, there are many who are sharing your sadness over the loss of a very special life.
Cathy Swan
Family
November 13, 2021
Our deepest condolences to Rita and family from the Johnston family in Calgary. Francis was a wonderful humble man with a sense of humour we all enjoyed during our many visits over the years. He will be sadly missed. ❤
Wayne Johnston & family
Family
November 1, 2021
My sincere condolences to the entire family. Hoping that the good memories can help you get through this difficult time.
Dean Hatton
Friend
November 1, 2021
Our deepest condolences to all of Francis’ family and friends. May you all find comfort in the many memories and legacy that Francis has left behind.
We will miss his many stories and funny jokes.
All our love. The Warrington family.
Ben and Lindsay Warrington
Friend
November 1, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Condolences to Aunt Rita and all the family
Yvonne and Robert Collins Niece to Uncle Francis- I am a daughter of Rene & Rit
Family
October 31, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to Rita and your families From Arnold and Irene Patton and family
ARNIE PATTON
Neighbor
October 31, 2021
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Francis. Our most sincere condolences to all Family.
Lori & Gary McCarrell
Neighbor
October 31, 2021
Francis was an outstanding 4-H member and leader, innovative farmer and very active in the farm community. He will be greatly missed. Sincere condolences to his family.

Mel Chamberlain
Friend
October 30, 2021
Our condolences to the Walsh family on the passing of Francis
The Vanderby's
Neighbor
October 30, 2021
Deepest sincere condolences for the loss of Francis, to Rita Walsh , Paul Nancy and family, Anne, Lynn and family, John Debbie and family, all grandchildren. Thoughts and prayers are with you all ! God Bless Maureen OTOOLE and family.
Maureen OToole
Friend
October 29, 2021
We are so very sorry to hear about Francis. He was an inspiration, he was so friendly and wouldn't pass up a conversation. When Garry was looking for a job he offered him one. So community thoughtful, making sure everyone was doing okay. He will be missed. Garry and Lynne Hogan
Garry Hogan
Friend
October 29, 2021
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