Jesuit Father E. Corbett Walsh died on Sept. 24, 2015.
He was the son of the late E. Corbett & Norinne C. (Feeny) Walsh and brother of Bonnie Stoloski of Cumberland Foreside, Maine; Robert B. Walsh of Norwood, Massachusetts; Thomas F. Walsh of Scituate, Massachusetts; Quentin I. Walsh of Wellesley, Massachusetts; Inez Moore of Scituate; and Toni Curry of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
A graduate of Roxbury Latin School, Fr. Walsh attended the College of the Holy Cross for two years before entering the Society of Jesus. His Jesuit studies were at Weston College (for philosophy), the Jesuitenkolleg at the University of Innsbruck, Austria (for theology), Purdue University (for mathematics) and Marquette University (for theology).
His apostolic assignments included teaching at Boston College High School, the University of Scranton, Creighton University, and Marquette University, where he also served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Fr. Walsh’s pastoral assignments were in Jamaica and Tanzania, Africa. He also served as director of the Jesuit Mission Bureau in Boston, where he was the assistant to the provincial for communications and special projects.
In recent years, Fr. Walsh assisted in several local parishes, notably in Concord, Belmont, Maynard and Hingham. He is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews as well as his many Jesuit brothers.