Mary V. Walsh 1936-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Mary V. Walsh, 84, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at the Greenbriar in Boardman.

Mary was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Warren, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Mosko Neilan.

She graduated from Warren St. Mary’s High School in 1954 and was a lifelong area resident.

Mary married the love of her life, William E. Walsh, on May 29, 1957, at Christ Our King Church in Warren; sadly, he passed away April 21, 1982.

While raising her four boys, Mary received an associate degree in nursing and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Youngstown State University.

Mary was an RN, certified operating room nurse, working at Southside Hospital until its closing, and then Northside Hospital from 1972 until her retirement in 2000, after 28 years.

She was an avid golfer, belonging to numerous golf leagues in the area. Mary’s longtime companion and golf buddy was John Stefanek.

Mary leaves to cherish her memory, her four sons, William G. Walsh of Canfield, Michael P. (Robyn) Walsh of Youngstown, Terrance E. (Amy) Walsh of North Carolina and David A. Walsh of Boardman; seven grandchildren, Amanda (Logan) Aven, Nicole (Dave) Willis, Bill Walsh, Dave “Jr.” (Laura) Walsh, Brian Walsh, Patrick Walsh and John Walsh. She also leaves seven great-grandchildren.

She will be very missed by her siblings, Thomas (Carol) Neilan of Niles, John (Theresa) Neilan of Warren, Kate (Carmen) Santone of Warren and Juanita “Ann” (Carmen) DiDomenico of Niles.

Along with her parents and her husband, William, Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Michael “Sonny” Neilan; and her daughter-in-law, Pam Walsh.

Family and friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Fox Funeral Home.

A Mass of Christian burial will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at St. Joseph Church, 4545 New Road, Austintown, celebrated by the Rev. Gregory F. Fedor. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Due to our current health situation, we are asking everyone in attendance to please wear a face mask and to maintain all social distancing guidelines (6-foot apart and please not to linger). Thank you.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St., Boardman. Family and friends of Mary may visit www.fox

funeralhome.org to view this obituary and leave condolences for the Walsh family.

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