Marianne Walsh

January 1956
March 2024


Marianne R Walsh, 68, a long-time resident of Boynton Beach, passed away on March 25, 2024, after a long battle with dementia. Marianne was a bright and loving soul. If you were lucky enough to have met Marianne, you knew instantly that she was someone special. She had genuine intentions to get to know everyone she met, and was the most thoughtful, giving, and loving person you ever met. She was a wonderful partner, wife and a friend to many and will be missed dearly. No words can capture how special Marianne was, not only to her family but everyone she touched. Marianne grew up in Jericho Long Island New York, born on January 11, 1956 and her parents were Francis and Frances Walsh. When she turned 18 she attended Salves Regina University in Newport RI where she received her degree as an RN and began working at Providence hospital. She also worked private duty to some of the wealthiest clients in Newport. Marianne met her wife Leslie Coatsworth in 1999. In 2001 Marianne and Leslie moved from RI to Boynton Beach Florida. Marianne wanted to move to help take care of her mother who resided in Boca Raton Florida. Besides taking care of her mom, Marianne started to volunteer at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. She was there for many years. Marianne had a passion for all animals. She also loved the beach, snorkeling, and taking trips. Marianne is survived by her brother Patrick Walsh who resides in Boynton Beach. Her cousin Jean McKinney who resides in New Jersey and her cousin Janet Burpee who resides in New Jersey. And many lifelong friends as well. A Celebration of Life was held at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, 12800 Hagar Ranch Rd, Boynton Beach, 33437 on April 26, 2024, from 12:30 to 2:30.

Friends & Family

Lark D’Helen (friend,) Pam Ayers (friend,) Jean McKinney (cousin)

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