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.
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