Norah May Walsh

May 04, 1921 - June 28, 2008 

Norah May Walsh

May 04, 1921 - June 28, 2008 

Obituary for Norah May Walsh

NORAH MAY (KEENAHAN) (STALKER) WALSH PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008 AT HER HOME IN RAINY CREST HOME FOR THE AGED, FORT FRANCES, ONT, WITH HER FAMILY BY HER SIDE. NORAH WAS BORN IN MC IRVINE, FORT FRANCES, ONT ON MAY 4, 1921. HER LOVING PARENTS WERE JOHN AND ALICE (SMITH) KEENAHAN. SHE HAD A BROTHER, FRANK, A SISTER, KATHERINE (GEORGE BROOKS) AND LATER ONE HALF SISTER, JANE (GUNTHER WIRTZ). NORAH WAS A PASSIONATE SUPPORTER OF HER FAMILY IN ALL AREAS OF THEIR LIVES- ACADEMIC, ATHLETIC, HEALTH, AND MEDICAL. SHE WAS A MAJOR FORCE BEHIND HER SON, GEORGE'S, VERY PASSIONATE FUND RAISING FOR THE TERRY FOX FOUNDATION. NORAH LOVED TO CREATE-KNITTING, SEWING, RUNNING AND SWIMMING.

NORAH WAS PREDECEASED BY HER GRANDPARENTS, DANIEL, JANE KEENAHAN, PARENTS JOHN, ALICE KEENAHAN, STEP-MOTHER, GLADYS (MCLEOD) KEENAHAN, HUSBAND ALEX STALKER, HUSBAND GEORGE WALSH, BROTHER FRANK KEENAHAN, SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW KATHLEEN AND GEORGE BROOKS, DAUGHTER ZOE AND NEPHEW PAUL WIRTZ.

NORAH IS SURVIVED BY HER HALF SISTER AND BROTHER IN LAW JANE AND GUNTER WIRTZ, HER SONS, SANDY STALKER AND GEORGE WALSH, HER DAUGHTER AND SON IN LAW JANE AND DICK TRIVERS, GRANDSONS J.K. STALKER, JOSEPH (SATOKO) TRIVERS, GRANDAUGHTERS MARAH (MONTE) TRIVERS, KATHLEEN (JON) CUTHBERTSON, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ALEXANDER STALKER, JACOB BOLZAN, MEGAN AND MOLLY CARLSON, NEPHEWS AND NIECES FROM THE BROOKS AND WIRTZ FAMILIES, SPECIAL FRIEND TAMMIE CORBETT, AND A MYRIAD OF FRIENDS FROM THUNDER BAY AND FORT FRANCES, ONT.

NORAH HAD A STRONG FAITH, A DEEP LOVE FOR FAMILY , FRIENDS AND ALL GOD'S CREATION. SHE WAS TRULY INSPIRATIONAL. WELL DONE , GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT. MANY THANKS AND MUCH APPRECIATION MUST GO TO THE STAFF OF RAINYCREST FOR THEIR TENDER AND LOVING CARE.

A CELEBRATION OF NORAH'S LIFE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY JULY 4, 2008 AT 10:30 A.M. FOR THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO.

PASTOR DIANE CLIFFORD OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT A LATER DATE.

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