Matthew F. Walsh
1929 ∼ 2019
Matthew Francis Walsh, 89, of Falmouth, passed away on January 26, 2019 at the Bourne Manor. He was born in South Boston, the son of the late Catherine (O’Toole) and Stephen Walsh.
Matthew was a graduate of South Boston High School where he played on the varsity basketball team. He served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of World War II. He worked as a custodian for the Fisheries in Woods Hole until his retirement in 1990, as well as serving as caretaker for Highfield Hall and Conservatory.
Matthew was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous for over 45 years and was a past member of the Falmouth Housing Authority. He enjoyed history and all things Native American, as well as being an avid fan of the Boston Celtics and the New England Patriots.
He is survived by his two brothers, Stephen Walsh and his wife Gail of East Falmouth, and Patrick Walsh and his wife Marie of Newport, RI; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Catherine Walsh, Robert Walsh, and Mary Bater.
Those who knew Matthew are invited to join the family for a celebration of his life on February 9, 2019 from 12-2pm in the lower meeting room at St. Patrick Church, 511 Main Street, Falmouth. A private burial will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at a later date.