Edmund John Walsh Obituary
Sunrise October 29, 1932
Sunset August 10, 2017
Edmund John Walsh, beloved husband, father, and grandfather died on August 10th at the age of 84 after a brief illness. He leaves behind wife and love of his life, Marie Susan Walsh of Middleton, daughter Margaret and granddaughter Kathleen of Round Rock, TX, daughter Mary Halfmann of Newmarket, NH, son Matthew & Wife Carmen and grandsons Sean and Alex of Derby, CT, daughter in law Diane, grandson Michael and wife Jennifer and great grandchildren Maddison, Haley, and Dominic all of Barnet, VT. He also leaves behind his sister in law Jan Walsh, nephews John and Jim (and wife Joan), nieces Patty and Susan and their children. Ed was preceded in death by his sister Catherine Breen, brother James Walsh, and sons Michael and Mark.
Ed was born in Worcester, MA on October 29, 1932. He attended Boston Latin High School and received a degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1954 before serving in Germany where he met and married his wife. Ed was a loving husband and father who will be remembered equally as a teacher & mentor, improvisational chef, master gardener, playful grandfather, and helpful neighbor. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and watching UConn Womenís basketball, Tour de France, NASCAR & Formula 1 racing, and German & English Soccer. His tomato plants, Saturday night pizzas, and holiday decorations were legendary.
He was a successful management consultant who built his own business from experience working with companies around the world, across multiple industries.
A celebration of Edís life will be scheduled in October. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to the Black Mambas female anti-poaching unit or your favorite charity. The Black Mambas protect animals including elephants, rhinos and lions at the Balule Nature Reserve in South Africa. Donations can be made at the following website http://www.blackmambas.org/.