WELCH, Lois E., 85, of Toronto, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Lancia Villa Royale nursing home in Steubenville.
She was born August 19, 1927, in Yellow Creek Township, the daughter of the late Otto and Mary (Burns) Kiddey.
Lois was preceded in death on December 31, 2009, by her husband, David C. Welch, whom she married November 18, 1945.
Lois was a member of New Somerset Christian Church, where she also served as treasurer. She was a homemaker, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Welch and his wife Sara of New Somerset, Larry Wyand and his wife Cindy of Cummings, GA, and Mark Wyand and his wife Cindy of North Royalton, OH. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Lois was preceded in death by one son, Philip Wyand, two sisters and three brothers.
The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the Roberts Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Welch of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church officiating.
Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Thursday, October, 18, 2012 at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street, Wellsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Lois's name to: The Alzheimer's Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 1815 W. Market St., Suite 301, Akron, OH 44313.
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