Joan Walsh, 85, a longtime resident of Rutherford, passed away Sunday, January 27th, 2019.
She was born in New York in the early nineteen thirties to William and Bridget Hickey. Joan married her husband the late Edward Walsh as a young woman and together they raised 8 children in Rutherford.
Joan was an active member and volunteer of 55kip Senior Center in Rutherford and had been employed by Varrelmann’s Bakery in Rutherford. She enjoyed her trips to Atlantic City for a little gambling. The best part of her life was her wonderful large and growing family.
Joan is predeceased by her husband Edward and her son Paul. She will be missed by her loving children, Edward W., Michael & wife Geralyn, William P. & wife Maryclaire, Patricia Walsh, Kevin & wife Michelle James A., Matthew and wife Dawn, grandchildren, Meghan, Robert, Christopher, Kellie, Alexa, Erin, William & wife Marina, Paul, Kyle, Danielle Aguirre & husband Steven , great-grandchildren, Steven, Hailey, Olivia.
Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-4pm & 7-9 in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford, NJ
Funeral Thursday 8:30am from Funeral Home for 9:30am Mass of Christian Liturgy in The Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford.
Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven, Hawthorne, NY.