David "Dace" E. Walsh, 57, of Manchester, NH, died September 17, 2021, after a long battle with depression.
Born in Manchester, NH on July 8, 1964, he was the son of the late Richard J. Walsh, Jr. and Rita (Kelly) Walsh. He was a lifelong resident of the Queen City.
David graduated from Manchester High School Central, Class of 1982.
He was employed with Saint Joseph Cemetery, for many years.
David was proud of his Irish heritage. He was an active member with the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 1, Manchester.
David was an avid New England sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and New Hampshire Fisher Cats. He enjoyed sports trivia and statistics. He was a voracious reader and was a talented historian. He volunteered his time with the New Horizon for NH Food Pantry.
His dealings with others were always characterized by integrity and kindness. David will be remembered for his quick wit, kind heart, compassion for others, and selfless ways. David's gift for remembering dates, holidays, and notable occasions was awe-inspiring. Wherever he would go he would always bring with him a thoughtful compliment, a smile on his face, and a twinkle in his Irish eyes. He was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing him, as he left an indelible mark on every single life that he touched.
Family members include two sisters, Mary Anne Walsh and her husband, Albert Millus, Jr., of Binghamton, NY and Elizabeth Walsh-Hartofelis and her husband, Chris Hartofelis, of Manchester; two brothers, Richard J. Walsh, III and his wife, Carol, of Bedford and Brian Walsh and his wife, Dawn Deschenes, of Manchester; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.
Services: Calling hours are Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 4 to 7 PM in Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union Street, Manchester, NH.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 11 AM in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bedford, NH.
Memorial donations may be made to The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, 401 Cypress Street, Manchester, NH 03103.
For more information visit: www.connorhealy.com
Published by Union Leader on Sep. 21, 2021.