Obituaries 12-07-2022

Barbara Walsh

Retiree of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Past President of the Mottolo Post

Barbara B. DeFranzo Walsh of East Boston passed away on December 4. 

Barbara was a past member of the Ladies Annex VFW, past president of the Mottolo Post and 35 year employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for over 35 years. Barbara was an avid animal lover, she enjoyed being around all her pets over the years.

The beloved wife for over 55 years of the late Edward “Buddy” Walsh, she was the dear sister of the late Celeste Mei, Louis, Gerard and Rocco DeFranzo and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will honor Barbara’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, Orient Heights, East Boston on Sunday, December 11 from 12 to 2 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 2 p.m. in our serenity chapel celebrating Barbara’s life. All other services are private. 

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