MARIANNE CECILIA WALSH (nee Fink) age 87, beloved wife of the late Daniel J.; loving mother of Dennis (wife Theresa), Patrick, Mark (wife Laura), Marie Jones (husband James) and the late Gerald; devoted grandmother of Christian (wife Stephanie), Jacqueline Finomore (husband Brandon), Allison Grampa (husband David), Matthew (wife Nora), and the late Mark Jr. and Daniel, and great-grandmother of Isabella, Logan, Liam, Gianna, Sofia, Cole, Julia and Evan; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Cecilia Gertrude (nee Schraufl) Fink; dearest sister of Joan Brassill (husband Morris, deceased) Lois Belock (husband George) and the late George Fink (wife Ruth, deceased), Rita Lavrich (husband Frank, deceased), Howard (wife Donna, deceased), and Dolores; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin, and friend of many.
Marianne was born on May 31, 1932, and passed away on January 31, 2020. She most recently was a resident of Newbury, but she grew up in Chardon and graduated from Notre Dame Academy in 1950. Marianne was an active parishioner of St. Mary Church in Chardon, where she was school secretary from 1970-1980, and served on the Bereavement Committee. She was a member and resident artist for the Christ Child Society Chapter of Geauga County.
Marianne was very creative and artistic. She was talented in calligraphy and painting, and was a scenery designer for the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild. Marianne was a quiet, sweet soul who was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had a deep faith and was devoted to Our Blessed Mother Mary. Marianne was very generous and giving and she will be missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Marianne to Hospice of the Western Reserve, P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192, or Christ Child of Geauga County, P.O. Box 1133 Chardon, Ohio 44024.
Relatives and friends are requested to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 401 North Street Chardon, OH. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Marianne at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) THURSDAY 3-8 PM.
Charity Name: HOSPICE OF THE WESTERN RESERVE INC, CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY GEAUGA CHAPTER
Charity EIN: 341256377, 341789109