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May 15, 2013

Fred D. Walsh

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Walsh then worked in School Administration starting at Galway Central School, moving to West Canada Valley at Newport, N.Y., then to Peru Central School, where he worked to prepare the school district to for the large influx of students caused by the opening of the Plattsburgh Air Force Base. His last administration position was as Superintendent of Schools at Crown Point, N.Y., where he retired in 1983.

After retiring from work, Mr. Walsh and his wife Ethel traveled extensively through the northeast attending antique gasoline engine shows, where he actively collected and sold engines. Mr. Walsh also enjoyed fly tying, repairing antique clocks and woodworking, making clocks and carts for some of the antique engines he collected.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Free and Accepted Masons Lodge #834, Lake Placid, NY 12946 and Crown Point Bible Church, Crown Point, NY 12928.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 16, at Crown Point Bible Church, Crown Point, N.Y. Rev. Douglas Woods and Rev. Robert Fortier will officiate.

A Graveside Prayer Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at North Elba Cemetery, Old Military Road, Lake Placid, N.Y. with Rev. Douglas Woods and Rev. Robert Fortier officiating. The M.B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Free and Accepted Masons Lodge #834, Lake Placid, NY 12946 and Crown Point Bible Church, Crown Point, NY 12928.

Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory for the Walsh family by clicking on obituary at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.

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