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Gary Walsh

Gary Walsh, 65, Dalton, died Sunday in Allied Services Hospice Center. His wife of 40 years is the former Michele Parker.

Born Jan. 30, 1956 in Scranton, He was the son of the late Robert Walsh and Pauline (Walsh) Foley. He was a 1973 graduate of Abington Heights High School and Nichols College, Dudley, Mass. After college, he began his career as a masonry contractor. Gary continued the family business, Robert Walsh Masonry Contractor after his father’s death.

Gary was a fun-loving, free-spirited person with a zest for life. A kind person, he was friendly to others he met. He was fond of animals and enjoyed the nature around his home. His genuine and natural smile will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Also surviving are a son, Dylan Walsh and fiancée, Kendra Stull, both of Scranton; a brother, Lawrence (Amy) Walsh Boonsboro, Md.; two sisters, Linda (Albert) Kutyna, (Albert) Newton Twp., and Barbara Blackburn (Daryl), Durham, N.C.; and his best friend, Brian Calvey (Michele), Clarks Summit; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank Foley.

A private blessing service will be held at the funeral home with services by Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, pastor of Our Lady of the Snows parish. Interment will be private, Abington Hills Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.

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I’m am sorry to hear about Gary’s passing. I have fond memories of spending time as a kid, with all the Walsh’s. I esp remember how cool Gary was on his motorcycle. It was a simple carefree childhood. Sending love to all.

Kathy Barrows Simpson Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

Deepest Sympathy to you all Larry, Linda, Barb, Shelly and familiesI will always remember his smile and great love for his familyLove and Prayer Jamie Sleboda and family

Jamie Sleboda Feb 16 2021 12:00 AM

Michelle and Dylan I am so sorry for your loss...I know what you are going through and it is soo hard. He was a very nice respectful man. If you need to talk or want to go for lunch/dinner please call me.

Lorie Stull Feb 7 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Walsh family, I am so sorry for your loss of Gary. I remember him and his siblings when I was a young child and would come and visit my grams and pop-pop Beynon. I reconnected with Gary when I relocated to the area. He always greeted me with pleasantry And a warm smile. Again I am so very sorry for your loss

Nina Beynon Serfass Feb 7 2021 12:00 AM

Linda and Dylan I am so sorry for your loss. Gary was a very nice and kind man. He will be missed.

Lorie Stull Feb 6 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Linda and familyMy heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Gary had a beautiful smile and was a kind and fun loving guy! Cherish your memories❤️

Beth Haver Rice Feb 6 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss I feel terrible I didn't know he was sick . Give my condolences  to the family. Gary got my brother and son started in masonry. Rip Gary love you  Freda Thompson

Freda Thompson Feb 5 2021 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss, I  will always have great memory's of all the time we spent as kids growing up and being neighbors it's said when good friends pass but be assured  he will be surely missed and will be watching over all of us from heaven

Craig Nicholof & Family Feb 5 2021 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss, Gary will always be remembered as a fun, loving guy.Ivan & Chrissy Jacoby ߒ™

Ivan & Chrissy Jacoby Feb 4 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are being sent to the family and friend's. God Bless..

Cynthia Fanning Champlin Feb 4 2021 12:00 AM

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