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Catherine  B. (Walsh)  Chaisson

Catherine B. (Walsh) Chaisson
  • September 22, 1926 - April 20, 2020
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“Karen, Doug and FamilyI am so sorry for your loss. Karen you mom is now a guardian angel to watch over you. I hope those wonderful memories you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Chyrel Pacheco - Millbury, MA

“Ed,Very sorry to hear about your mother's passing. JW ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: James Wilcox - Cambridge, MA

“My deepest sympathy on the loss of my sister. She will be in my heart forever and I will love her always. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Marie Roycroft - Newnan, GA

“My deepest sympathy to family and friends. She will be missed. There were many memories I'll always treasure. May she rest in peace. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Small - Newnan, GA - Family

“Forever in your hearts...the legacy Catherine left continues to shine. With our sincerest condolences in the loss of your beloved Mother, Grandmother...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Donata and John Restuccia - MA

“Ed,So sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.Those memories of her will always be with you.We will keep her in...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph Hunt - Billerica, MA

“To the Chaisson Family:Please accept my deepest sympathies. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Sincerely,Michael Sullivan ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Sullivan - Cambridge, MA

“Joanne and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a lovely woman and she will be missed. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Tremarche - Waltham, MA

“Sharing in your sorrow and offering heartfelt sympathy and prayers. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Maureen and Richard Santoro - MA

“Ed- my bud - I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I am thinking of you and Fay and your family and sending xoxoxo's. Cathy Fosh! ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy Fosher - Cambridge, MA

“Marion and I are so sorry to learn of Catherine's passing. Praying for the Chaisson family ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Donn Hockman - Medford, MA


Mrs. Catherine B. (Walsh) Chaisson, of Waltham, died Monday, April 20, 2020 in Courtyard Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility in Medford. She was 93.

Catherine was born September 22, 1926 in Boston a daughter of Canadian immigrants Vincent and Mary (Wallace) Walsh. Raised in Brookline she was a graduate of Saint Mary of the Assumption High School. She was married on May 7, 1949 in Saint Mary's Church to Vincent J. Chaisson who died November 11, 2005. Catherine had been a Waltham resident for almost 40 years having lived previously in Watertown.

Catherine worked at John Hancock Insurance Company. Later she also worked as a bookkeeper for Anderson-Little Company for over 20 years. She then worked as a bank teller at the former Guarantee Bank & Trust on River Street in Waltham.

She and Vincent loved their summer vacations to Bungalow Village in Bristol, New Hampshire. During these visits she was most happy to tag along and go fishing with him. She was a familiar face at the Senior Center where she enjoyed line dancing. She loved being able to periodically yell 'Bingo' when she won. But most of all she loved spending time with family and friends. Many trips to Las Vegas were taken and she also bowled in various leagues at the Wal-Lex Bowling Center.

She leaves her children, Jacqueline M. Andrews, Edward V. Chaisson (Fay), Joanne M. LeBlanc, all of Waltham, Peter V. Chaisson of Litchfield, New Hampshire and Karen A. Scribner (Doug) of Sutton; her grandchildren, Darlene Flynn (Bill), Cindy Metro (Ron), Steve Andrews Jr., E.J. Chaisson (Sarah), Jeff Chaisson (Liz), Danielle LeBlanc (Bob Walsh), Nicole LeBlanc, Kerry Chaisson, Kimberly Brickley (Josh) and Kelly Chaisson; her great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Edward, Derek, Dominic, Riley, Jackson, Dylan and David; her siblings, George Walsh of Ellsworth, Maine and Rosemarie Roycroft of Noonan, Georgia; nieces & nephews.

Catherine's family will gather privately in Joyce Funeral Home followed by burial in Mount Feake Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 209 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.