Elaine Ann Walsh

August 27, 1942July 19, 2020
Obituary of Elaine Ann Walsh
Elaine Ann Walsh of Plano, Texas passed away peacefully at the age of 77 on Sunday morning, July 19, 2020 at her home in Plano. Elaine was born on August 27, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter and only child of her father Herbert Burleigh and her mother Margaret (Smith) Burleigh. She graduated from Mitchell College of Long Island University with a degree in Psychology and worked at the Coast Guard Supply Center where she met her husband. She married William Dwight Walsh on June 5, 1965 at Our Lady Of Angels Church in Brooklyn. They left Brooklyn in 1977 with their three children and moved to New Providence, New Jersy. In 1988 the family relocated to Plano where they have enjoyed the past 32 years. Elaine worked as a Travel Agent and loved traveling around the world with Bill and many friends. Her favorite trips included river cruises through Europe, vacations to the beach and a special trip to Ireland. She enjoyed spending time with her family including her grandchildren, playing cards, entertaining, cooking and dining with friends. Elaine is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bill Walsh of Plano, Texas. She is also survived by her daughter Laura Ladewig (husband Phil Ladewig) of Dallas, Texas, son Thomas (wife Michelle) Walsh of Austin, Texas, daughter-in-law Amy Walsh of Baltimore, Maryland and her seven grandchildren Mackenzie Walsh, Sean Walsh, Kelly Walsh, Abigail Ladewig, Paige Ladewig, Patrick Walsh and Marlowe Walsh. Elaine is preceded in death by her parents and son: Brian Dwight Walsh who passed away in 2012. A visitation will be held from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM on Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Ted Dickey West Funeral Home, located at 7990 President George Bush Turnpike, Dallas, Texas 75252. An outdoor service will occur on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 11:15 AM at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, located at 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, Texas 75211. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Scottish Rite for Children Hospital. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Walsh family. Ted Dickey West Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas has charge of arrangements.

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