George J. Walsh, proud Air Force veteran

June 26, 2020

George J. Walsh passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

He was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War and was active in the Reserves for four more years. His military unit was chosen to march in the inauguration parade for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. George learned Crypto in the military and became an employee of Western Union, and later worked and retired from the Electronic Tabulating Corporation, Newburgh, N.Y. After retiring he and his wife Betty volunteered as camp hosts in national parks throughout the United States and Park Services.

George also loved to play cards and was in the 300-bowling club.

George will be sadly missed by the love of his life and best friend, Betty (nee Ahearn) of 66 years. He was the loving father of Michael (Jane) Walsh and Linda (Jim) Cleeves; proud and doting grandfather of Kathleen, Andrew and Megan; great-grandfather of Olivia, Luke and Jacob; brother of the late Fred Walsh.

On Monday, July 13, a 10 a.m., memorial service will be held at Conley’s United Methodist Church in Lewes. Burial ceremony will be held with Military Honors at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro at 2 p.m. In memory of George Walsh, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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