Erin Kathleen Walsh, age 28, died unexpectedly on July 22, 2022 in Richmond, Virginia. She is survived by her loving parents, Cindy Curry (Michael Nalobin) and Michael Walsh (Joette Doyle), by her siblings Meghan Walsh and Ryan Walsh (Madeline Henschel), and by her grandparents, Chuck Walsh and Sharon and Robert Breen. Her grandmother, Jean Walsh, and her Aunt Laura Walsh predeceased her. She was a cherished niece of Julia Amico (John), Linda Marchio, Laura Walsh (predeceased), Christopher Walsh (Candy) and Brian Dawson. Lovingly remembered by her cousins Jenna, John, Joey, Michael, Matthew, Brea, Andrew and Donovan. Erin grew up in Oswego, Illinois. Throughout her youth, Erin danced with The Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance on the Southside of Chicago and spent most summers at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. She attended high school at Culver Girls Academy in Indiana, and college at The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Over the last five years, Erin worked for JP Morgan/cxLoyalty, most recently as a Senior Relationship Manager. In addition to her professional achievements, Erin was a gifted musician and artist. She was an accomplished pianist, and she also had a love of gaming, drawing, and crafts of all types. Erin adored animals, especially her beloved pups, Darla, Guinness, Kahlua, and Brandy. Elephants brought great joy to Erin and she loved the White Sox, the Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears. Memorials: West Suburban Humane Society, 1901 West Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL. 60515 630-960-9600. Memorial Visitation: Tues., Aug. 2nd 4 to 8 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60540. Family and friends will gather for a Memorial Mass, Wed., Aug. 3rd at 11 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth Street in Naperville. Interment is private. Info: 630-355-0213 or www.friedrich-jones.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Jul. 31, 2022.
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