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Walsh, Roberta

Passed away, surrounded with the love of her daughters, at The Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough, on Sunday, December 31, 2023.  Roberta Walsh, age 77 of Wilberforce, was the beloved wife of the late Max Walsh (2007).  Loved mother of Kathy (Stephen) Rogers of Wilberforce, Rhonda Walsh of Wilberforce,  Julie Walsh of Colborne and predeceased by Robert Walsh.  Cherished grandmother of Michael and Stephanie.  Sister of Jackie (Wayne Campbell). Predeceased by Sylvia Bidgood.  Sister-in-law of the late Blanche and the late Bob Aston, Joan (the late Fred) Meharrie, Judy (Vince) Coburn, the late Jackie (Emile) Bouchard and the late Stan (Norma) & Bernard (Lois).  Roberta was a lover of both family and community.  She enjoyed bringing people together and sharing good fortune.  Roberta with Max operated the Bostonian Motel – welcoming many folks into our community – lots of fun was always happening; bonfires, swimming, good food and good times.  Roberta is well known to many as “Brown Owl” a title she was very proud of.  Roberta held the position of Curling Club President for many years enjoying the sport tremendously and still an avid watcher as she whammied the teams she did not like.  Her most treasured accomplishment was her family with a special place in her heart for her grandchildren.  The family will receive friends and relatives at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, 2323 Loop Rd., Wilberforce on Thursday, January 4, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Dave Burton presiding.  Reception to follow at the Lloyd Watson Community Centre, Wilberforce. Interment will follow at Essonville Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Essonville Historic Church would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements entrusted to M.G. Daly Funeral Home, Maynooth. (613) 338-3259 (Condolence messages may be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it or visit www.mgdalyfuneralhome.com).


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