Obituary: Audrey Walsh

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 4:00pm

Audrey Shropshire Walsh, 85, of Hobe Sound, Florida, formerly of Upper Saddle River, N.J. and Block Island, died at her daughter’s home in Shelton, Connecticut, on Friday December 7.

Audrey and her late husband, Bill Walsh of Maywood, N.J., both attended Bogota High School in Bergen County, N.J. She graduated from Caldwell College, N.J.

She leaves her daughter, Susan Walsh Begley; two sons, Thomas and James of Brick, N.J.; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

There will be a memorial at Susan Begley’s house December 22. On January 5, there will be a Mass at St. Andrew Church on Block Island, followed by a burial at the Island Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Community Ministries directed by Sister T. Tremblay at 1490 North Ave. Bridgeport, CT 06604; or the Mary D Fund, P.O. Box 323, Block Island, RI 02807.