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“Dear Walsh cousins,You hit the jackpot in the mom department (and dad too). I always marveled at Aunt Patty's calm disposition. She had the awesome...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Lois Brennan - Hingham, MA

“My condolences to the Walsh Family. I lived across the hall from Pat long ago and just adored her and Dan. My thoughts and prayers are with all of...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Eileen Kelley - MELROSE, MA

“Chris, Melanie and Family, My sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom and Mother In Law....I remember her always smiling and I hope all the...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Laughton (Gillespie) - MA

“I was sad to hear this. The first thing I did was let all my brothers and sisters know and everyone agreed that your mom was one of the greatest....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Bo Sherman - Melrose, MA

“My mother, Nancy, and the Brissettes remember Mrs. Walsh so fondly! May God rest her beautiful soul and bless the Walsh family...With love and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Julianne Porter - Maplewood, NJ

“To all the Walshes, I was saddened to hear that your amazing Mom had died. Pat was a kind, loving, generous, caring friend and neighbor. The Boyson...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Boyson Kessler - Windham, NH

“remember seeing your mom after Mass at st Mary's and i have thought of her a lot lately as i knew she was in a home. so sorry for your loss but i...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: nancy hubert - melrose, MA

“Chris, your Mom was such a lovely woman, full of energy and kindness. We know how much She meant to all of you. Peace be with the Walsh Family as she...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Larry and Kathy Crowley - Melrose, MA

“So sad to hear of Pats passing. She was a so kind and full of personality. I knew her years ago and was lucky enough to reconnect with her at Bear...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Larcom( Berner) - Danvers, MA

“To the Walsh Family,So many happy memories of Aunt Patty. She always had a special smile for you when we saw her. May she Rest In Peace. Our thoughts...Read More »
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Patricia A. (Brennan) Walsh passed away at the Bear Hill Nursing Center on February 13, 2019. She was 94 years of age. Patricia was born in Melrose on August 24, 1924 to the late Joseph & Gertrude (Farrell) Brennan. She was raised in Melrose, graduated from St. Mary's Grammar School and St. Mary's High School.

Mrs. Walsh was a lifelong resident of Melrose, a dedicated homemaker to her husband and eight children. Patricia also worked part time for Dr. Jacobovits in Melrose, at the Copley Flair Gift Shop in Boston and the Clements Dress Shop in Melrose. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church, and member of the St. Mary's Ladies Sodality, a Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Melrose Women's Club and Garden Club.

She enjoyed traveling to Sandwich on Cape Cod, Wells, Maine, and Drake's Island Maine as well as some trips to Ireland and Bermuda. She would spend her winters in Jupiter, FL, but would often travel to Manhattan to visit her daughter for Christmas.

She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel C. Walsh. Loving mother of Daniel C. Walsh Jr. & his wife Melissa Walz of Beverly, Richard Walsh & his wife Cheryl of Melrose, Julieann Alcorn & her husband Bruce of York, ME, Christopher Walsh & his wife Melanie of Melrose, David Walsh & his wife Janette of Pembroke, Maribeth Leahy & her husband David of Melrose, Jane Walsh & her husband Scott Stuart of NY and Stephen Walsh of Minnesota. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:30-10:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 11:00 AM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, MA 02176 or to the St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 or @ https://stfrancishouse.org/.