Eleanor C. WalshDecember 06,2012Eleanor C. Walsh
BENNINGTON — Eleanor C. Walsh, 83, a resident of Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington and formerly of Arlington, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, following a long illness.
She was born in East Arlington Jan. 16, 1929, the daughter of Jay Paul and Florence (Mattison) Ward.
She married John F. Walsh Jr. in Arlington, Feb. 27, 1947.
Mrs. Walsh enjoyed knitting and donating hats and mittens to the Giving Tree Program at the former Chittenden Bank in Arlington at Christmastime. She was known for her cooking and baking.
Survivors include her husband; six children, Patrick Walsh of Hopewell, Va., Joanne Lansing of Knox, N.Y., Frances Walsh of Hinesburg, Barbara Kenan of Cocoa, Fla., John and Bill Walsh, both of Arlington; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a sister, Alice Stratton of Bennington; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three siblings, Jay Jr. and Hector Ward, and Elvira Hunt.
There are no services scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Memory Clinic, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1898, Nelson Miles leads American troops into Puerto Rico during Spanish-American War, Bob Dylan electrifies Newport Folk Festival in 1965, author and longshoreman Eric Hoffer born this day in 1902.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information for Friday, July 25, and easily digestible news tidbits: Mysterious enormous hole in the Siberian tundra baffles scientists.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits: Ever wonder why the otherwise straight-lined Appalachian chain's got a big crimp in it in Pennsylvania and and New York?
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Scott Milne opens campaign for governor's office, crime statistics fall in city, new home for homeless prevention center, traffic cameras are not watching you, capital panel hears testimony about protecting children.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits: America's feet getting bigger than ever, and Americans keep jamming their feet into small sized shoes. Wake up, America!
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Vanessa Williams resigns from Miss America pageant after Bob Guccione publishes nude photos of her in Penthouse magazine and Hefner takes the high road; on this day in 1995, Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp discover a new comet.