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“Auntie Anne was such good fun and a really first class aunt. She was fun and could make the most delicious treats. Anytime I think of her I always...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Teresa Heaney - Laois - Family

“Dear Family and Friends of Anne W. Soraghan, I was not one of Anne's students, but the computer wants me to be. I am a fellow Army Nurse Corps...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Robin Hightower - Zieglerville, PA

“Friends-at-first-sight, Anne and I met in 1962 in what was then West Berlin. Anne was a nurse at the U.S.Army hospital; I was a DOD employee. We...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Laurel Bond - New Market, MD

“On behalf of the members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2498, Needham, I want to express our sadness at the loss of Ann. She attended many of our...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Thomas Keating - Needham, MA

“Dear Jack, Michael & Mary, Anne Geraghty, Thomas & John GI am so sorry for your loss. Anne will be remembered for her love & laughter & for being the...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Wifholm - Boynton Beach, FL

“Our sister was a kind, thoughtful, generous, and caring person. She must have kept a: "Laughter is good medicine" file beside her phone because when...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ellen Cowger - Carmel, CA

“Our sister was a kind, thoughtful, generous and caring person. She must have kept a: "Laughter is good medicine" file beside her phone because when I...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ellen Cowger - carmel, CA

“Sincere sympathy to Jack, Michael and Mary, Queenie, Margaret and extended family. Anne will be fondly remembered in Kiltulla. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Marie Kelly

“Jack, thinking of you at this lonely time. Anne could certainly brighten up any occasion. Our thoughts are with you. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Brendan Kelly - Galway

“Jack, we are so sorry for your loss. Anne was a wonderful person and she will truly be missed by all. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Doug, Jana and Grace - Friend

“We enjoyed meeting Anne at the Irish Cultural Center.She was always warm and welcoming.Anne always had a great joke or story to brighten your day....Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jane and Paul McGuire - Newton, MA

“She always said we're here for a short time and not for a long time, so we better have a good time!. Given her omnipresent smile, she lived it too!...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Ted English - Needham, MA

“My sincere condolences to Jack, Anne G., Mike & Mary and all the Soraghan family on your loss. Anne was a wonderful woman and I will cherish my...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen Lenihan - Boston, MA

“Hi Jack and Mike and Family ,so sorry to hear about your loss of Anne . I always enjoyed seeing you and Anne at the Family gatherings and Irish...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bob and Stephanie and Family Fallon - MA

“So sorry for your loss Jack,it was always great to meet up with Anne on my trips to Boston,it was always going to be a fun day out,she had a...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Bridie Walsh - Family


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Soraghan, Anne W. (Walsh), of Dover MA, passed away on July 21st, 2020. Beloved wife of John E. Soraghan for 48 years. Loving sister of Ellen Cowger of CA, Margaret Kelly of Galway, Ireland and Michael Walsh of Milton. Anne was also predeceased by Patrick, Dennis, Mary, Theresa, and Stephen. She is survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a graduate of Boston City Hospital School of Nursing and Boston University. Anne joined the Army Nurse Corp. and was stationed at Brooke Army Hospital, the Presidio and the 279th Station Hospital in Berlin, Germany. She taught at MGH School of Nursing RN Program, Shattuck Hospital and Newton Wellesley Hospital staff education. Anne was the past president of the Women's Overseas Service League, Boston Chapter.
She was active with the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Due to the current health concerns, Anne's funeral services and interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Good Shepherd Community Care, 90 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459 or the Irish Cultural Centre, 200 New Boston Dr. Canton, MA 02021.

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