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Obituary for Betty S. Walsh Barron (Sprowson)

Betty S. (Sprowson) Walsh Barron, 94 of Williamstown, MA died Wednesday December 6, 2023 at Williamstown Commons.
She was born in North Adams, MA on January 28, 1929, a daughter of William H. and Florence (DeGuzzi) Sprowson. She graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1947.
Betty was last employed by the Williamstown Visiting Nurse Association for about 12 years until her retirement. Before that, she worked at the Hoosac Cotton Mill, Newberry’s, Carroll’s Restaurant and the Dug-Out Restaurant. She was a member of the former Williamstown Methodist Church. Betty enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening and reading.
She was the widow of Charles A. Barron who died in 1990. They were married in 1980. Her first husband was Lawrence Walsh who died April 11, 1978. Survivors include two sons, Lawrence W. Walsh of Yulee, FL and Paul C. Walsh (Patricia) of Green Cove Springs, FL and one stepson, William C. Barron of IL. She also leaves four grandchildren including Patrick Walsh, Pablo Walsh, William Walsh and Jennifer Lynn Dettelback; a great grandson, Christopher Walsh, son of Patrick; one brother, Edward Sprowson of Hamden, CT; one sister, Emily Filiault of Stamford, VT and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and one sister, F. Mae Sprowson Osborn; James, William and Albert Sprowson.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Betty Walsh Barron will be Tuesday December 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel in Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL at 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA is in charge of arrangements. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit