Judith Anne (Wivel) Walsh

Judith Anne (Wivel) Walsh passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018.  She was born in Wilmington, Delaware on August 24, 1939 to the late Lauren Sherman and Anna Johnson Wivel.

Judy graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Special Education.  She taught briefly in Charlotte, NC then moved back to Delaware where she raised her three children.  After her children were grown, she recertified at the University of Delaware and went on to teach Special Education for over 15 years at Delcastle Technical High School where she retired in 2004 with perfect attendance.

She is survived by her children Lauren (Gabe), Lynne, Patrick (Debbie), her two grandchildren Brendan and Keira, and her two sisters Laurraine and Lois.

A visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, March 15th from 1:30-3:30pm at Mealey Funeral Home  2509 Limestone Road  Wilmington, DE 19808.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley 399 Market Street, Suite 102 Philadelphia, PA 19106 or Delaware SPCA 455 Stanton Christiana Road Newark, DE  19713.  Condolences may be made at



Submitted by Bill McLaughlin on
Pat, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bill

Submitted by Marilyn Sweeney... on
Pat and family, My deepest sympathy in the death of your mother. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time of sadness. You are in my prayers.

Submitted by Kenny Dubin on
Pat and family, Sorry for your loss, my condolences to everyone.

Submitted by Sharon Jones on
I am so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. She was such a beautiful person inside and out. It has been years since I've seen her, probably when I visited Aunt Anna and she was there. May your grief turn to peace.

Submitted by Rebecca on
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May you find comfort from the words at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4