Visitation

Visitation on Thursday, August 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond.

Service

A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, August 4 at 11 am at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond.

Donations

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Lupus Ontario or Faculty of Education at Western would be appreciated. Click DONATIONS at the right side of the page to place an online donation. By mail, send your donation to Lupus Ontario, 2900 John St., Suite 301 Markham, Ontario L3R 5G3 or Faculty of Education care of Western University, Department of Alumni Relations & Development, Westminster Hall, Suite 110, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7

 

50 Years

CARING • HELPFUL • TRUSTED

John Walsh

Death Notice

WALSH, John Edward - Peacefully in his sleep at Mt. Hope Centre for Long Term Care on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, John Edward Walsh, Professor Emeritus Western University, in his 87th year. Beloved husband for 61 years of Helen Walsh, nee Wilson. Loving father of Mary Helen, John (Mary), David and the late Matthew. Dear grandfather of Jennifer (Bill Hewerdine), Stephanie (Daniel Potter), Austin Partridge, Brian Partridge (Shannon), Rhonda, Justine, John, Michael and proud great-grandfather of Matthew, Danielle and Bradley Hewerdine. Brother of the late David (Beth).

A pioneer in computer studies at Western, John established the first computer in a classroom in Canada at H.B. Beal Secondary School and authored the first automated report card system for educators. He was actively interested in farming and an avid gardener. He also served two terms as a Councillor in Grand Bend.

Visitation on Thursday, August 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, where a memorial service will be conducted on Friday, August 4 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Lupus Ontario or Faculty of Education at Western would be appreciated.