Mary “Bonnie” (Walsh) Davidson

Mary “Bonnie” (Walsh) Davidson, 57, of Marion died April 4, 2013 at home after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

She was the wife of Paul D. Davidson, with whom she shared 35 years of marriage.

Born in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Breslin) Walsh, she was raised in Arlington, MA and lived in Holyoke, MA and Maryville, TN before moving to Marion 15 years ago.

Bonnie was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett.

She was employed by the American Cancer Society of Brockton and formerly was a real estate agent with Jack Conway in Mattapoisett and was an instructor at Bristol Community College in Fall River.

Bonnie was one of the original organizers of the Tri-Town Relay for Life and was an author of several “Chicken Soup for the Soul” stories.

Survivors include her husband; a son, John Davidson of Marion; 2 daughters, Robyn Galbreath and her husband Bertrand of Southbridge, MA and Lisa Lockhead and her husband Christopher of Stoughton, MA; a sister, Maureen Dunn of North Chelmsford, MA; and a grandson, Sean Galbreath.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church, Mattapoisett. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5 Manley St., Bridgewater, MA 02379. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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