POTSDAM -- Fortana S. Walsh, 91, formerly of Bay St., Potsdam, NY, passed away on Tuesday June 4, 2019, at the Walsh family cottage in Mountain View, NY.
She recently resided at Partridge Knoll in Canton, NY for the past six years.
She was born in Burke, NY on December 10, 1927.
She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Lyma Pelkey of Massena, NY.
She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Dr. Garnar V. Walsh in June of 2010.
They were married on August 19, 1950, at St. Joseph’s church in Malone, NY.
Her two brothers, Dwight and Lyman Pelkey predeceased her as well.
Surviving are her five children, Anne (Daniel) Daino of Mountain View, NY, Elizabeth List of Potsdam, NY, Stephen (Cindy) Walsh of Adams, NY, and twins Gregory (Kim Mooney) of Rindge, NH, and Mary (Bryan) Cleaver of Whistler, B.C., Canada.
Other family members include six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, 10 nieces and nephews.
Condolences can be made online at www.garnerfh.com or through other social media platforms.
A memorial service will be scheduled for a future date.
Donations can be made to the Owls Head/Mountain View fire department and rescue squad.