September 2, 1932 ~ January 27, 2013
Hilton: Sunday January 27, 2013. With his loving family by his side he peacefully passed over to his eternal family. Predeceased by his parents Goodwin and Florence Welch, brothers Goodwin and James Welch. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Carole; children, Karen (Dale) Prince, Mary Patricia Welch-Oliphant, Colleen (James) Christ, Donald (Dawn) Welch; grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott, Chelsea, Shelby and Tracey; great grandchildren Jack and Jordon; sister Mary (Bill) Empey; brothers in Law, Ken (Sandy) Moore, Bob (Susan) Moore; dear friends. Don was a proud Navy Veteran and Kodak retiree who will be missed by his family, friends and his dogs Daisy and Roxie. Friends may call Wednesday (Jan 30th) 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 9:30 AM at Holy Cross Church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice in his memory.