Joanne Walsh

Died: July 5, 2013
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Walsh, Joanne (nee Kmets), age 53 of Parma, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2013. Loving wife of William E., Jr., her beloved husband of 29 years; Devoted daughter of John J. and Mary A. Kmets (nee Lucas) (both deceased); Dear mother of Jessica, Frank, Andrew, and Theodore; Beloved daughter-in-law to Patricia (nee Fanning) and William Walsh Sr. (deceased); sister-in-law to Patrick and Kevin (Gina); Cherished Aunt to many nieces and nephews; cousin and friend to countless; Loyal US Government employee for the Navy, Army, DoD, and NASA; Volunteer webmaster for many charitable and non-profit organizations; Faithful sacristan at St. John Neumann Church.

The family will receive friends in celebration of Joanne's life at Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road., Brook Park on Tuesday July 9th from 3-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM on Wednesday at St. John Neumann Church, 16271 Pearl Road, Strongsville. Everyone, please meet at the church. Entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to Taussig Cancer Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

Visitation Details

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013, 3:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Service Details

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013, 10:00am, St. John Neumann

Interment Details

Holy Cross Cemetery

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Died: July 5, 2013

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The staff of Humenik Funeral Chapel.


Gregory A. Schneider posted on 8/15/13

Dear Bill and Family, We just learned of Joanne's passing away. We want you and your family to know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. All of you are special. We enjoyed many times at work and at the Geauga County Fair. All of you have our deepest sympathy during this time. Greg, Amy, and Bernadette Schneider


Brian Boesch posted on 7/9/13

Jessica and Family May GOD bless you during this time. Remember all the good times and celebrate them and your mom's life. My condolences to all of you.


Mike Serowik posted on 7/8/13

My sincerest and deepest sympathies and prayers go to you Bill and your family. I pray for everyone in your family during this time of grief but also for acceptance of not so much what happened but what what is to come! Sincerely, Mike...


Delvin Seawright posted on 7/8/13

Sorry for your loss. May God strengthen and comfort your family and friends during this time. Delvin Seawright, Baltimore AGA Chapter


Bill Clifford posted on 7/8/13

My sympathy and prayers go out to Bill and the entire family. Joanne was always a thoughtful and caring person and was I was grateful to have her on my staff at DFAS. She will always be remembered.


Diana Harrell posted on 7/8/13

Bill and Family, extend my condolences to you and your family. I worked with Joanne in Accounting at DFAS. She was a very pleasant co-worker and friend. May God continue to Bless you and your family in your time of need.


Jon and MaryBeth Drexler posted on 7/7/13

Bill and Family, We continue to pray for you all, especially during this time. We are lucky to have had Joanne as part of our lives. May you find comfort in our faith and trust that we will all be together again!


Connie & Raymond DiPasquale (Gina''s parents) posted on 7/7/13

Dear Bill and Family, From what I have read about Joanne's life, I remember this beautiful message I once read...."A beautiful life that came to an end, she died as she lived, everyone's friend. In our hearts a memory will always be kept, of one we loved, and will never forget." To you and your family, our deepest sympathy.


Mary Jo Webster posted on 7/7/13

Dear Mr. Walsh, Jessica, Frankie, Andy. and Teddy.......You are all so loved by the SJJ community.. May you all be comforted by knowing how much you are loved by all. Please accept my prayers for you all and your mom. You will keep her always in your hearts. You were all so blessed to be gifted with her. romans 8:28


Richard Duszynski posted on 7/6/13

Ihad the pleasure of Knowing Joanne At The Navy Finace Center and Dfas too.She was A Very Nice Person and Always Had A Kind Word For Her Fellow Co-Workers She will be missed By All that Worked with Her.God Bless Her Always!