Carl P. Walsh of Scranton died April 14 surrounded by the love and warmth of his family. He was preceded in death by Eileen Hunt Walsh, his beloved wife of 47 years.
Born in Scranton, son of the late William and Elvira Walsh, he was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School and a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Saint John Neumann Parish, Nativity of Our Lord Church.
Carl was a union plumber and member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #524. He was President of Plumbers Local Union #90 for ten years. Later, he served as Business Agent for Local #524. He was a Master Plumber for 65 years. Carl enjoyed spending time with his family and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be sadly missed and cherished forever. Next to his family, he found great joy and contentment gardening and landscaping his yard.
Surviving are four daughters, Patricia Biggs and her husband Kent, Topeka, KS, Karen Jordan and her husband Dr. William Jr., LaPlume, Eileen Layne and her husband Robert, Glen Allen, VA, Mary Beth Evans and her husband Jeffrey, South Abington; two sons, Carl P. Walsh and his wife Lori, Taylor and Thomas J. Walsh and his wife Michele, Scranton; grandchildren, Emma, Molly, Patrick, Timothy and Daniel Biggs; Conor, Brenna, Aiden and Kailen Jordan; Raleigh and Robbie Layne; Abigail, Carl III and Zoey Walsh; Thomas Jr., Ella, Lydia and Cecelia Walsh; Taylor and Matthew Evans.
Also surviving is a brother Donald Walsh, Scranton, many nieces and nephews. Preceding Carl in death were brother William Walsh and wife Mary, sister Miriam Wullert and husband John, brother Conrad Walsh and wife Frances, and sister-in-law Mari Walsh. .
In celebration of Carl’s life, the funeral is Monday at 9:00 a.m. from the Miller Bean Funeral Home, 436 Cedar Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John Neumann Parish, Nativity of Our Lord Church, 633 Orchard St. Interment with Military Honors will follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Covington Twp.
Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.