John P. Walsh

  • Born: February 29, 1940
  • Died: July 6, 2021
  • Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

WALSH, John P. In North Attleboro, and a lifelong resident of Dorchester, died July 6, 2021.

Beloved son of the late Bartley and Mary (Carty) Walsh.

Loving brother of Mary E. Dolan of Dedham and the late Bartley Walsh.

Devoted uncle of Brenda and her husband Steven Long of North Attleboro.

Great-uncle of Maura Claire Long.

John is also survived by many cousins and dear friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember John's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Monday from 5-8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Tuesday morning, July 13th at 10 A.M.

Burial will follow in New Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.

John was a retired employee of Sears & Roebuck Company for over 45 years.

He was an active member of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, and highly recognized for his dedicated support of many social justice issues, working closely with the Democratic Party and numerous unions. He was also a strong supporter of the Irish Cultural Center. He always looked out for the underdog and underprivileged.

In lieu of flowers, in John's loving spirit and in his memory, take someone out for a ride and a cup of coffee.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Such a wonderful man and generous spiritSpent many meetings influencing the best for our neighborhood and city.

Posted by Linda Loska - Dorchester, MA - Friend   July 12, 2021

Sincere condolences to John's family. What an incredible person John was, always a pleasure to talk to, always a smile on his face and a gracious person. May he RIP.

Posted by Kathleen Rohan - Quincy, MA - Acquaintance   July 12, 2021

So sad to hear about the passing of John Walsh. He was, as the saying goes, 'good people'.
Rest in peace, friend.

Posted by Mary Tyrell - Quincy, MA - Friend   July 11, 2021

So sad my cousin John passed away you are all in my thoughts and prayers may he rest in peace

Posted by Mary Oneill Carty    July 10, 2021

Very sad to hear of the passing of John Walsh. I heard many stories about him, Bart and their mother Mary Carty. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Elaine Carty - Ireland   July 08, 2021

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