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Sr. Marie Canice Walsh, RSHM

June 27, 1920 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 101)


Sr. Marie Canice Walsh (101) died Friday, September 24, 2021 at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown NY. Born in Co. Kilkenny, Ireland to Richard and Mary Galavan Walsh, she had been a member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 73 years.                        

Her ministries in elementary and high schools took her to several areas of New York City and Long Island, NY; British Columbia, Canada; Richmond, Virginia; Rolling Meadows, Illinois; and Rome, Italy. Though additional work at a variety of summer camps in New York, Virginia, Florida, British Columbia, and Rome and attendance at grant funded workshops, Sr. Canice succeeded in visiting every US state except Hawaii.

In 2013 she retired to Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, NY, where she was living at the time of her death.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins and by the members of her religious community.

Services at Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown, NY. Visiting Thursday, October 7, 4:00 - 7:00 pm with Vigil Service 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, October 8,10:30 am. Burial Mount Calvary Cemetery, White Plains.

We ask all non-RSHM attending to present proof of vaccination and to please wear a mask.

We invite you to join us for the live-streamed Vigil Service and Mass on our website ( or facebook page ( ), where it will be archived.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her name may be made to Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, 50 Wilson Park Drive, Tarrytown, NY, 10591.


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October 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Marymount Convent
32 Warren Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Mass of Christian Burial
October 8, 2021

10:30 AM
Marymount Convent
32 Warren Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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