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Robert F. Walsh

July 1, 1941 — October 24, 2019

WALSH, Robert F. Of Boston and Mashpee, formerly of Savin Hill, died October 24, 2019.

Beloved husband of Karylann M. (Rooney) Walsh.

Loving father of Robert W. Walsh of Quincy, Alyson Walsh and her husband John Lowrey of Lincoln, Rhode Island, and Courtney Coletti and her husband Dave Coletti of Quincy.

Grandfather of Ryan, David, Fiona, Jack, Maeve, Kate, Aine, Rocco, and Giovanni.

Brother of Jack Walsh and his wife Trudy of Dover, Donald Walsh and his wife Holly of Savin Hill, and the late James and his wife Ellen Walsh.

Brother-in-law of Joan Rooney of Roslindale.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bob's life by gathering for visiting hours in Loyola Chapel at Boston College High School, 150 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, on Tuesday, October 29, from 4-8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Cecilia Church, 18 Belvidere Street, Boston, on Wednesday morning, October 30, at 11:00 AM.

Bob was a real estate developer and former Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. He graduated from Boston College High School, Class of '59, and Saint Michael College, Class of '63.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's memory may be made to the Paul Sullivan Housing Trust at Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, or The Walsh Family Scholarship at Boston College High School.

Interment will be private.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm

Loyolla Chapel at Boston College High School

150 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am

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