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Mary Christine Walsh

July 26, 1934 — April 22, 2021

Mary Christine Walsh, 86, formerly of New Bedford, MA, and Naples, FL died Thursday, April 22, 2021, at UPMC West Shore Hospital.

Ms. Walsh retired as a Principle in the New Bedford School District. Her teaching career spanned 42 years.

She was born on July 26, 1934, in New Bedford, MA, the daughter of the late William P. and Mary P. (Kinniery) Walsh. She was preceded in death by a sister, Paula Ann Beliveau.

During her many years as a school teacher, she enjoyed traveling to Ireland and Europe. Gardening was a lifelong passion. She was always found to have a book in her hand, and for the later years, her dog Arty by her feet. After retirement she was an active crew member on the Tall Ship, The Ernestina. She was involved with the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Fort Tabor Historical Society.

Surviving are her brother and his wife, Lawrence W. and Anne M. Walsh of Camp Hill; five nephews, Timothy P. Walsh M.D., Lawrence L. Walsh, Daniel W. Walsh M.D., Dennis M. Walsh and Kevin J. Walsh; two nieces, Mary P. Sadlon and Patty Ann Martin.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Wednesday in St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1300 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford, MA.

Cremation arrangements are by Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.

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