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James Francis Walsh
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1899
Piedmont (Mineral County)
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1948
Westernport
Allegany County
Maryland, USA

"The Herald" (Piedmont, W.Va.),
Thursday 12 August 1948:

"Requiem High Mass for James F. Walsh, who died suddenly Saturday morning at the wedding of his nephew, Richard M. Walsh, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, was celebrated at the church Tuesday morning by the Rev. Antonino Scarpati. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Rev. Michael Kenneth Carney, pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Church, Oakland; Rev. Charles H. Quinn and George J. Pugh, assistant pastors of the local church, were in the sanctuary.

Active pallbearers were Rollin Schaeffer, Monroe Pierce, Frank Carey, Richard Carey, David Harr and George Harr.

Honorary pallbearers included Dr. George D. Campbell, J. B. Determan, Arthur Arnold, Joseph L. Mansfield, Patrick A. Laughlin, Harry J. Biggs, James A. Welsh, Roy Flanagan, Hugh O'Rourke, Dr. Christopher A. Ryan, Irving Sutherland, George Crowe, Charles Fox, Edgar Symons and Bryan Healy.

A native of Piedmont, Mr. Walsh was a son of the late Bryan and Mary Ellen Bouhen Walsh. His father and uncles came here from Galway, Ireland. His father was employed by the B. & O. Railroad company.

He attended St. Peter's School, Westernport and the Tri-State Business college, Cumberland. For 33 years he had been employed by the Campbell Coal company as secretary-treasurer. Previously he was chief clerk at the B. & O. shops in Keyser.

During World War I, he served in the Army and was a member of Kelly-Mansfield Post, American Legion. He was also a member of St. Peter's Church, the Holy Name Society and of Piedmont Assembly, Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus.

Surviving are a brother, Joseph Walsh, Rowlesburg, W.Va., the following nephews, John Walsh, Rowlesburg; Donald Walsh, Piedmont; Richard Walsh, Westernport; Leo Walsh, Inglewood, California; Thomas Walsh, Cumberland; and a niece, Mrs. Virgil Franzee, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Mr. Walsh had been in ill health for some time, but his death was completely unexpected. After he was stricken in the church, he was carried to the rectory where a physician pronounced him dead of a heart attack."

"West Virginia Pvt 11 SN BN 11 DIV World War I."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryan Walsh (1839 - 1904)
  Mary Ellen Bouhen Walsh (1859 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  Bridget Ann Walsh (____ - 1932)*
  Mary Ellen Walsh (1883 - 1929)*
  James Francis Walsh (1899 - 1948)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery
Westernport
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 102
 
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Record added: Jun 28, 2013
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James Francis Walsh
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James Francis Walsh
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James Francis Walsh
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