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Beatrice E. Walsh

Beatrice E. Walsh, 83 of Avoca passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley surrounded by her family. She was born in Jenkins Twp. on February 7, 1939 the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Shultz Shugdinis.

Beatrice was a graduate of Jenkins Twp. High School. Prior to her retirement Beatrice was employed by Luzerne County Prothonotary’s Office.

Beatrice was a pillar of strength for her family, she surrounded her family and friends with endless love. She was an avid world traveler, reader, and dog lover. She enjoyed many outings with her family especially her grandson JJ’s basketball games.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister Theresa Stelma of Jenkins Twp., and her former husband John “Jack” Walsh, Pittston Twp.

She is survived by her children, daughters; Maureen Walsh and partner Richard Harned, Hughestown, Joyce Ann Lamb and husband Kevin, Howell, NJ., Lynne Walsh, Avoca and son John Walsh and wife Jennifer, Hughestown. Grandchildren; Kyle Lamb and partner Samantha Nutter, Brick, NJ., Kasey Berndt and husband Brendan, Tinton Falls, NJ., and JJ Walsh, Hughestown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday February 4, 2023, at 11AM in St. John the Evangelist Church 35 William Street Pittston. Family and friends will gather at the church from 10AM till the time of mass, interment will follow in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston.

Memorial donations can be made to the Humane Society of the United States. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC., Pittston.


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