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Joan K Walsh

July 13, 1936 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 84)


Joan K. Walsh, 84, of Scottsdale, AZ and formerly of North Weymouth, MA passed away on July 12, 2021.  She was born July 13, 1936 to John and Winnie Knights. She was the proud big sister of Russell Knights and they both grew up together in North Weymouth.  Joan graduated from Weymouth High School in 1954. 

Joan was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.  She loved the ocean, New England’s beaches and was passionate about lighthouses.  She enjoyed travel, visiting her life-long friends, horse racing and anything to do with dogs.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Donald B. Walsh, son Kenneth R. Walsh and his wife Kari, daughter Janet Forsyth and her partner Terrence Horvath.  She is also survived by her four grandsons Andrew Walsh, Robert Walsh, Sean Walsh and Matthew Forsyth; her brother Russell Knights and his wife Marian of Port St. Lucie, Florida, as well as several nieces and nephews and her life-long friend Joanne Karo and her husband John of North Weymouth. 

A celebration of her life service is to be held in her honor on July 21st, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Messinger’s Mortuary in Scottsdale, AZ. 


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