Patrick James “PJ” Walsh, 69, of Beverly, died April 23.
Interment will be private with a memorial Mass to be scheduled for a later date. Donnellan Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Karen; his children, Anne (Mason) Budelier, Brian (Vanda) Walsh and Mary; his grandchildren, Benjamin, Joanna and Autumn; his siblings, Tom (Bonnie) Walsh, Mary (Gil) Cataldo, Marilyn (John) Gallivan, Kathy Scott, Jim (Julia), Pat and Bob (Maureen) Walsh, Ginger (Tom) Stasaitis, Noreen (JC) Copeland, Dan and Mike; and many nieces and nephews.
Walsh was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School and alumnus of Roosevelt University. He was a successful, long-time executive at IBM, having worked there for 36 years. Upon retirement, he became a certified financial planner, always willing to lend calm and sound advice to his many friends and family.
His wit drew in all who knew him and shared in his laughter and stories. His friends and family will forever carry his memory in their hearts.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Franciscan Outreach of Chicago, 2715 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612.