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Joan (Kinsella) Walsh

February 18, 1930 ~ March 23, 2022 (age 92)


Joan Walsh (nee Kinsella), age 92, of West Grove, PA, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at Jenner's Pond Retirement Community.  She was the beloved wife of Thomas A. Walsh, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage.  Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Winifred Kinsella and the sister of the late Michael D. Kinsella.  

Joan and Tom lived in Glenolden, PA for over 56 years before moving to Chester County to be near their family.  Joan was an active member of St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Norwood, PA and more recently, at Assumption BVM Catholic Church in West Grove, PA.  

In addition to her husband, Joan is survived by three daughters, Deborah (Carmen) Giannantonio of Kennett Square, PA, Donna (Barry) Francisco of Sea Isle City, NJ, and Susan (John) Winiarski of West Grove, PA.  She is also survived by six grandchildren, Greg, Julianna, Andrew, Chrissy, Jimmy and Megan. 

Joan will be remembered by all who knew her as a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother who always enjoyed spending time with her family.  She will also be remembered as a devoted friend and for her kindness, sense of humor and positive outlook on life.  Joan loved to travel, play bridge, spend time at the shore, volunteer within the community, and enjoy a good happy hour at sunset with family and friends.

At the family’s request, services and interment will be held privately.  In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions in her memory to Jenner’s Pond Endowment Fund, 2000 Greenbrier Road, West Grove, PA 19390. 

Funeral arrangements are by Matthew J. Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory of Kennett Square, PA.  Condolences may be shared at www.griecofunerals.com


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Jenner’s Pond Endowment Fund
2000 Greenbrier Road, West Grove PA 19390

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