WALSH, David P. "Dave" October 3, 2021 of Norwood, formerly of West Roxbury and Galway, Ireland. He was 89 years old. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (Sweeney); and son of the late Marie (Fahey) and Michael Walsh of Raha, Oughterard. Loving father of David M., Elizabeth A. Lawler and her husband David of Osterville, Maureen Walsh-Melia of Stoughton and Erin M. Walsh and her fiancee Paul Mitchell of West Roxbury. Beloved grandfather of Matthew, Christopher, Kathryn, Rachael, Stephen and Kevin. He is survived by his sisters Marie (Walsh) Geraghty of Roslindale, Nora (Walsh) Hampshire of England, Kitty of Galway, along with his brothers Michael of Medford and Tom of Galway. He was predeceased by sisters Mary, Elizabeth and Bridget and brothers Patrick, Peter and John all of Galway. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and his former son-in-law Brian Melia. Dave was happy to share his singing talent with friends and family who were fortunate enough to enjoy spending time with him. A true gentleman; always ready to lend his time to those in need, he will be greatly missed. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in the Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre St., West Roxbury on Friday, October 8th at 10:00a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity close to his heart, either the Franciscan Monastery of Saint Clare, 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or the SMA Missionaries, 337 Common Street, Dedham, MA 02026. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600
Published by Boston Globe from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6, 2021.