- December 21, 2016
- Needham, Massachusetts
of Florence's Passing
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“Rest in Peace Grandma Florence.
1 of 1 | Posted by: Andrea DeLucia - Medford, MA
Florence (Castro) Walsh a resident of Needham and Westwood died peacefully on December 21, 2016.During the past 5 years she has been a resident of Avita of Needham. She was the devoted wife of the late Patrick Walsh, and loving mother of the late Andrew Wise and stepmother to Jean and John Healy, Deborah Doyle, and Jeffrey and Lois Walsh. She was blessed with 6 grandchildren Thomas and Douglas Rodney, Jason Healy, Rachael and Michael Walsh, and Andrea De Lucia. She cherished and enjoyed her many close friends. Florence was a graduate of Brown University and retired from the American Red Cross after many years of service as a nurse. She loved people, traveling, and had an amazing green thumb with her flower gardens. She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church Needham. Her funeral will be held from the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave. Needham, on Thursday, January 5th 9:30AM, followed by a funeral service in Christ Episcopal Church Chapel, 1132 Highland Ave, Needham at 11:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations in Florence's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or the American Red Cross, 180 Rustcraft Rd #115, Dedham, MA 02026.