Joanne Walsh, 92 of Pinehurst, passed away on January 4, 2023 at Quail Haven in Pinehurst.

Born on January 2, 1931 in New Britain, Connecticut to the late Leonora and Fred Gross, Sr.

Joanne graduated with a Bachelor Degree from the University of Connecticut School of Nursing.

She served as past President of Nutmeg Garden Club and volunteered in the schools and Manchester Memorial Hospital in CT.  She was also a member of Friends of Music. 

After moving to Pinehurst, Joanne became a faithful member of Brownson Presbyterian Church in Southern Pines and a volunteer at Moore Regional Hospital since 1990.

In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, William Michael Walsh, Sr.; one son, William Michael Walsh, Jr.; and brother, Fred John Gross, Jr.

She is survived by one daughter, Judith Lynn Blasko and her husband, Barry; three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Paul and Bethany; also survived by nieces, and other family and friends.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be left at:

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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