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John M. Walsh

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John was born on November 7, 1925 and passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018.

John was a resident of Waterbury, Connecticut at the time of passing.

Mr. Walsh was born in Waterbury, November 7, 1925 son of the late James & Mary (Sweeney) Walsh and attended local schools.

He enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 at the age of 17. He received the commendation of 2 stars in each of the European and Asia-Pacific Theatres and served in the Philippine Liberation. While serving onboard the USS Block Island, a German submarine torpedoed the aircraft carrier off the Canary Islands..

Burial with military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Waterbury. Calling hours are Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.