David P Walsh

March 4, 1932 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 89)

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            David P. Walsh (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 to 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 fiancé 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 is pre-deceased 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 most happy when sharing his singing talent with friends and family who were fortunate enough to enjoy spending time with him. Dave was a man of great faith and 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 Street, West Roxbury, on Friday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Thursday, October 7th from 4-8 p.m. at the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby  Funeral Home, 1803 Centre Street, 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.

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October 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home
1803 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Mass
October 8, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Name Church Centre St. West Roxbury

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