Walsh Funeral Arrangements, Memorial Events Set

The family of Maine coach Shawn Walsh has announced the following funeral

Friends may visit on Friday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church on 207 York in Bangor, Maine.

The funeral will take place Saturday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s.

In addition, the University of Maine will has taken initial steps to honor Walsh’s memory.

At 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, a remembrance wall will be unveiled outside Alfond Arena on the Maine campus. All are invited to attend its opening or stop by over the next week to submit their thoughts to paper.

A Shawn Walsh memorial event is being planned for Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. This event will take place in Alfond Arena. The memorial program is open to the public and will be designed as a celebration of Walsh’s life. Arrangements for the program are still being finalized.

Those who wish to remember Shawn Walsh in a special way are asked to contribute to the Coaches Foundation, a charitable organization which serves as a resource for coaches who might need financial help in the face of devastating illness. Donations may be sent to:

The Coaches Foundation
P.O. Box 115
Bangor, ME 04402

Those with questions about the organization may call (207) 990-4075.


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