Bredda M. Walsh, age 83, of Vernon, beloved wife of the late Richard F. Walsh, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Dayville on Dec. 30, 1937, a daughter of the late Arsene "Sam" and Theresa (Billings) Marchesseault. Bredda worked as a business analyst for Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co., retiring after over 25 years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed bingo, cribbage, and shuffleboard.
Bredda is survived by her five children, Susan Harris and her husband, Michael of Arlington, Tennessee, Linda Pease and her partner, Sandra of Vernon, Lori Jones and her husband, Jason of Manchester, Rev. Thomas Walsh and his wife, Lisa of Kings Park, New York, and Michael Walsh and his wife, Dorothy of Fremont, Michigan. She also leaves her 21 cherished grandchildren, Jeffrey, Gregory, David, Lauren, Grace, Jon-Paul, Jeffrey, Rachael, Mindy, Jennifer, Annmarie, Brian, Megan, Christen, JD, Holly, Joshua, Emma, Michael Jr., Zachary, and Kyle; 22 adored great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; three sisters-in-law, Kathy Walsh, Jeanne Trotta, and Carol Walsh; and her and her late husband's friend, Cliff Daley. She was predeceased by her five siblings, Louis, Theodore, Jack, Bernice, and Jeannette; and her best-friend, Thelma Daley.
A visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Ladd & Carmon Funeral Home, 19 Ellington Ave., Rockville.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home celebrated by her son Rev. Thomas Walsh. Burial will follow in Valley Falls Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.
For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com
Published by Journal Inquirer from Dec. 2 to Dec. 6, 2021.