Margaret Ellen Walsh Giannino of Rotonda West, FL died peacefully, Friday, January 3, 2020 surrounded by her family at the age of 86.
She was born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of Elizabeth McGovern of Glangevlin, County Cavan, Ireland and James Walsh of Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Leo Giannino and her beloved dog, Baron. She and her husband owned and operated the Anderson Chrysler Automobile dealership in Attleboro, MA.
A graduate of St Peter’s High School and Salter Secretarial School, both in Worcester, she lived in Plainville, MA until they retired to Newport, RI and Rotonda West, FL. She enjoyed boating and golfing. Recently, she summered in Mashpee where she enjoyed playing cards and volunteering at the Christ the King food pantry. She had a lifelong love of photography – no one could duplicate her work.
She is survived by her sister, Mary P. Moran of Worcester, MA, and her brother, John J Walsh and sister-in-law, Gail M Walsh of East Falmouth, MA; her cousin, Marge Sage of Chicago, IL; eight nieces and nephews; seventeen grandnieces and grandnephews; two great grandnieces and many wonderful friends. She is pre-deceased by her brother-in-law, Mickey Moran. She is also survived by two stepdaughters, Cheryl McGrath of Scituate, MA and Cynthia Landanno of Winchendon, MA and two step granddaughters.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Margaret’s Life Celebration on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM in the Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Avenue, Mashpee, MA 02649. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Christ the King Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Road, Mashpee, MA on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM. A private Interment is scheduled in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Christ the King Food Pantry Fund, PO Box 1800, Mashpee, MA 02649.