Our Annual Meeting was held on Friday April 14, 2017.
We thank our sponsors for their generosity and support!
We thank our speakers for their presentations.
We also thank our members and our suppliers for attending and making this meeting a success.
Here are some photos from the event:
We held our Annual Suppliers Day on
Friday September 16, 2016.
at the Medway VFW POST
The weather was fantastic and the food was good. What else could we have asked for?
Thanks to all our suppliers who participated in the event and to all those that attended!
Please support or suppliers!
Remembering Bray Walsh
LOWELL — R. Brabrook “Bray” Walsh lll, age 56, a resident of Lowell, formerly of Pepperell, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at his residence.
He was the beloved husband of Darlene (Donovan) Hannigan-Walsh with whom he would have celebrated their 6th year of marriage this coming July 24, 2016.
He was born in Lowell, MA, on September 21, 1959, a son of the late Richard Brabrook Jr. Esq. and Patricia (Wyatt) Walsh of Pepperell, MA, who survives him. Bray received his early education in the Pepperell Schools, he was a graduate of Governor Dummer Academy Class of 1978 and a graduate of Syracuse University, Class of 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics/ Minor in History. He also attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2004 receiving his Assessor Certification.
In his early years, Bray had been employed by the Central Savings Bank of Westford, MA, as an Assistant Manager and had also been the Proprietor of Bray Walsh Landscaping. He had also been an Assessor for the Town of Pepperell from 2004-2010 and Cemetery Commissioner for the Town of Pepperell from 1998-2002.
Bray was currently employed by the Proprietors of Lowell Cemetery as their Superintendent, a position he has held since 1996.
He was a member of the Massachusetts Cemetery Association. He served on the Board of Directors and as their President both in 2007 and 2008. He went on to become a member of the New England Cemetery Association serving on their Board of Directors since 2008 and as their President in 2013 and 2014. He also was their Editor and Official Photographer.
Bray had been the recipient of the New England Certified Cemetery Professional Award — and in June of 2014, he was presented an award for his service and commitment to the Cemetery Profession by the ICCFA.
Bray’s other passion was boating. He had his Master Captain’s License and he spent his happiest time abroad his boat, “Amazing Grace” with his wife, Darlene, his family and many dear friends.
He was also an avid Certified Scuba Diver some of his favorite destinations were Cozumel, Mexico and along the New England Coast. When he was’t abroad his boat, he enjoyed woodworking, traveling, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, Darlene and his mother, Patricia, his survivors include, a sister, Melissa Wyatt Walsh of Pepperell, MA, and her longtime companion, Raymond John Ellis of Billerica, MA; his children, Melanie A. LaValley and her husband, Scott of Merrimac, MA, and John A. Hannigan lll of Lowell, MA; his grandsons, Cameron and Bradley LaValley; his brother-in-law, William R. Donovan of Lowell, MA. He is also survived by many Dear Friends and Colleagues; and his beloved dog, Lucy and his cat, Louis.