Sally A. Walsh, 76

Sally A. Walsh, 76, of Ocean View, passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, after a brief illness.

Walsh retired from the Maryland State Department of Education in 1995 and moved to Delaware in 2001. She became active in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. She was a mentor, read to the blind and helped with Meals on Wheels.

Walsh was preceded in death by her mother, Alice (Conway) Gorman, and her father, Bob Gorman, after whose death she was adopted by Edward P. Walsh, also now deceased. She is survived by her aunt, Mary Simpkins, of Las Vegas, Nev.; her friend of 42 years, Joanne Busalacchi of Ocean View, Del.; and many cousins and friends.

A funeral Mass was scheduled for Friday, Dec. 3, with interment in Gaithersburg, Md. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walsh’s memory to Catholic Charities.