Judith Costain Walsh, 75

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BRUNSWICK — Judith Costain Walsh, 75 died on Dec. 1 in Bath.

Walsh was born in Bath on Dec. 29, 1935 and was the daughter of George T. and Grace E. (Messier) Costain. She grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School in 1953 and later graduated from Fisher Jr. College in Boston.

After graduating from Fisher Junior College in 1955, she stayed in Boston for several years, working first for N.W. Ayer and later Bill Creed Associates. She met her future husband, Vincent, while they were both living on Boston’s Beacon Hill. They married in 1966 and moved to Hamilton Square, N.J. a few years later.

While in New Jersey, she worked for Switlik Parachute until retiring in 2000. After her husband died in 2008, she moved back to Maine where she greatly enjoyed visiting with friends and families, exchanging stories and discussing current events. She loved to read, watch movies and spend time at her family’s summer cottage at Mere Point in Brunswick.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Vincent; sister Camilla Costain; and brother G. Thomas Costain Jr.

She is survived by her son Thomas Walsh of Portland; sister Kateri Costain; cousins Jeannine Powers and her husband Bob and their family and Jacqueline Minott, all of Brunswick; and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the David E. Desmond Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath, and will be followed by a burial service at St. John’s Cemetery and a reception in Brunswick.

Donations in Walsh’s name should be sent to either the Bath Food Bank, P.O. Box 65, Bath, Maine, 04530; Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, 84A Union St., Brunswick, ME 04011; or Homefront, 1880 Princeton Ave., Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648.

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