She was born March 22, 1922 to the late John J. and Mary Ida Walsh of St. Croix, IN. Also preceding her in death are brothers, Patrick, Edwin, Paul, Ambrose and Mark Walsh and one sister, Catherine Walsh.
Elnora graduated in 1940 from Oil Township High School in St. Croix and relocated to Louisville. She was in Nursing Services for over twenty years and retired from St. Anthony’s Hospital in 1984. For several decades, she was a member of St. Bridget Catholic Church and also a former resident of Sacred Heart Village, both in the Louisville Highlands. Elnora was a kind and caring person in both of her personal and professional life and will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
Surviving are her sons, Ronald L. of Greenville, IN and Robert R. (Patricia) of Phoenix, AZ; siblings include Mary Agnes Daily (Jim) of Clarksville, Lucille Walsh of Louisville and Bernard Walsh of Warsaw, KY; former daughter in law, Donna Allen; grandsons, Todd (Angie) of Berea, KY, Ryan (Meghan) and Jason, both of Sioux City, Iowa; ten great-grandchildren and many nieces nephews and their extended families.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM CST Monday, September 1, 2014 at Holy Cross Church in St. Croix, IN. Father Brian Esarey will officiate. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Sunday from 1:00-5:00PM CST and Monday, 9:00-10:15AM CST.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.