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WELCH, Mrs. Betty Jean Flickinger

CUMBERLAND — Betty Jean Welch, 84, of Cumberland, died on Wednesday, March 14, 2007. Born Jan. 25, 1923, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late James Walter Flickinger and Laura Regina (Kelly) Flickinger. Mrs. Welch was also preceded in death by her husband, William Walter Welch, January 1996; and a daughter, Sherry Ann Welch. A graduate of Fort Ashby High School, Class of 1941, Mrs. Welch was formerly employed by the Celanese Fibers Corporation of America; the Lights Flower Shop; Grants Department Store; and, eventually retired from the office of Dr. Mould and Kho in Cumberland. She was a member of the Centre Street United Methodist Church where she so much enjoyed her church family and was active in the United Methodist Women. Betty was a Bethel Bible Teacher and served on numerous committees and capacities within the church. Betty is survived by her daughters, Carol Knotts and her husband Ray, Kalispell, Mont., Cathy Growden and her husband Jerry, Cumberland; and her son, Scott Welch, Kings Mountain, N.C. She was also honored to be the mother of two nieces, Loy Lee Capshaw and her husband Steve, Hagerstown, and Dee Dee Bower and her husband Rob, Cumberland; as well as 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Betty was an only child; however, she became a sister to her four sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law. Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, on Saturday, March 17, 2007. A funeral service will be conducted at the Centre Street United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 18, 2007, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lloyd McCanna officiating. The family will also receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Friday, March 16, 2007
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017


WELCH, Charles J.

Charles J. Welsh, 78, of 537 Columbia avenue, died this morning at Allegany Hospital, where he was admitted December 13. Mr, Welsh retired from employment with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1933 after nearly 54 years-of service. A native of nearby West Virginia, he spent most of his life in Cumberland. Mr. Welsh was a conductor for 45 years and worked on four divisions with never an accident. In March, 1932, he was presented with a 50-year gold service button. He began working for the B. and O. January 18, 1882. His wife. Mrs. Annie (Lavln) Welsh, died March 4, 1933. He was born November 27, 1862, and was a son of the late Patrick and Mary Welsh. Mr. Welsh was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society, Cumberland Council No. 586, Knights of Columbus, fourth degree, and of the Brotherhood of Railway Conductors. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Margaret Trant and Mrs. Helen Hopkins, both of Pittsburgh; Miss Virginia Welsh, 229 Cecelia street; four sons, Charles P. Welsh, at home; Edward V. Welsh, Annapolis; J. Howard Welsh, this city, and John (Jack) T. Welsh, Baltimore; a brother, Michael J. Welsh, who is 83, this city, and four grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, December 26, 1940 - pg 13, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 10, 2011

WELCH, Charles J.

Services for Charles J. Welch, 78, of 537 Columbia avenue, who died Thursday, were conducted this morning at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment was in the church cemetery. He was a retired Baltimore and Ohio Railroad conductor. The Rev. John A. Mountain, assistant pastor, was celebrant of the requiem high mass; the Rev. Dr. William E. Kelly, St. John's Church, Westminster, Md., was deacon, and the Rev. Francis J. McKeown, assistant pastor, was subdeacon. The Rev. Raymond Coleman, St. Peter's, Baltimore; The Rev. Benjamin Hopkins, St. Ambrose, Baltimore; the Rev. Raymond W. Bean, O. F. M.. Siena College, Loudonvllle, N. Y., and the Rev. Robert Kilgannon, St. Anthony's Ridgeley, were in the sanctuary. Active pallbearers were Ralph L Keizner, Arthur P. Connell, Matthew J. Kearney, J. William Hunt J. Bernard Higgins, Elmo Conniff Honorary pallbearers were John E. McGraw, H. W. Fauver, T. W Murray, Robert A. Compton, James N. Yarnall, John W. McMackin Hlce R. LaughlLn, Thomas Kenney James Burns, Paul O'Donnell, Patrick Coyle, John H. Burns, Charles Flanlgan and Thomas A. Joyce.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, December 28, 1940 - pg 2, col 5.
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 10, 2011

WELCH, Charles K.
 
Keyser –
Charles K. Welch, 72, died Sunday at his home near Burlington. A native of Mineral county, he was a son of the late Frederick L. and Amanda (Ferrebee) Welch. He was a former employee of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, having retired in 1931. Mr. Welch was twice married, his first wife, Mrs. Lily May (Hawkins) Welch, having preceded him in death. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Hattie (Kenny) Welch; three sons, Charles Welch, Brunswick, Md.; Lyndon Welch, Detroit; Lewis Welch, Norfolk, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Lindsey Lowry, Keyser, and Mrs. Irene Oates, Burlington; a brother, Carl B. Welch, Fairmont; two sisters, Miss Nan Welch and Mrs. Harry Parrill, both of Burlington. The body will remain at the Rogers Funeral Home here for services today at 2 p.m. Rev. H.E. Suite, Hedgesville, will officiate, and interment will be in Fort Hill Cemetery near Fort Ashby.  

Published in the Cumberland News, Tuesday, January 13, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Claude Elwood
 
KEYSER -
Claude Elwood Welch, 77, of Porter Street, died yesterday at his home. Born in Antioch he was a son of the late William Welch and Augusta (Liken) Welch. He was a retired farmer and merchant. Surviving are his wife, Edna (Dillard) Welch; one daughter, Mrs. Frank B. Robbins Jr., Morningside, Md.; three sons, Max C. and C. Eugene Welch, Charleston, and Jack Welch, Fort Ashby; one sister, Mrs. Melvin H. Martin, Cumberland; two brothers, K.B. Welch, Fort Ashby, and W. Ralph Welch, Leonardtown, Md.; and 16 grandchildren. The body is at the Markwood Funeral Home. A service will be conducted there Friday at 2 p.m. by Rev. C. H. Cameron. Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Mrs. Edna I. Dillard
 
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. -
Mrs. Edna I. Welch, 91, formerly of here, died Sunday in Southern Maryland General Hospital at Clinton. She had been residing with a daughter, Mrs. Constance Robbins, in Suitland, Md. Born Jan. 14, 1896 in Tyler, Tex., Mrs. Welch was the daughter of the late Frank and Frances Dillard. Her husband, Claude E. Welch, died in 1963. Besides her daughter, survivors include three sons, Max C. Welch, St. Albans; Jack Welch, Fort Ashby, and Carl E. Welch, Charleston; 17 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the George-Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, Md.,Tuesday. Services will be conducted there Wednesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. James Shepherd. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland News, Monday, November 9, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Frederick

Frederick Welch, white, aged 45 years, of Bridgeport Ohio, was drowned in the South Branch river at Glebe, Sunday morning. With a companion, H. L. Cook, he went there Friday and engaged board with Mrs. J. D. Miller.  Sunday morning they both left the house at an early hour to take a boat ride. Sometime afterward Cook, returned alone and reported that Welch had fallen from the boat, and as he was unable to swim, was drowned. Cook for some reason, being unable to rescue him. Several from there went after the body, which was raised in a short time, but was extinct. B. T. Racey was notified and he prepared the body for burial. It was shipped to Bridgeport Monday. -Hampshire Review
Keyser Tribune, September 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010
 

WELCH, Jack
 
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. —
Jack Welch, 85, of Fort Ashby, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born March 29, 1925, in Fort Ashby, he was the son of the late Claude and Edna Welch. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (Douthitt) Welch; a brother, Max Welch; and a grandson, Michael Baldwin. Jack had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was with the 101st Airborne, 502nd Regiment. On D - Day, Jack was missing in action for several days. For his service in the military, he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was retired from the Curing Department at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company. Jack was one of the charter members of the Fort Ashby, WV Post 6667, VFW. He was a life member and Past Commander. He also belonged to the Military Order of Cooties. Survivors include his two sons, Rodney Welch and wife Carol, Cumberland, Md., and Gary Welch and wife Betty Lou, Sterling, Va.; four daughters, Nancy Roksandich and husband Sam, Bloomery; Cheryl Welch, Herndon, Va.; Diana Baldwin and husband Leroy, Ridgeley; and Rita Myers and husband Terry, Wiley Ford; one sister, Connie Robbins, Montgomery Village, Md.; one brother, Gene Welch, Charleston; 13 grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Bernard Douthitt and wile Jean, Fort Ashby. Jack donated his body to the West Virginia University Health Services Human Gift Registry in hopes that knowledge could be gained from his rare cancer. To celebrate his life, friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Fort Ashby, on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Brent Biller officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.

Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Thursday, March 3, 2011
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Mrs. Julia L. Wetzel

SILVER SPRING - Julia L. Welch, 64, of Silver Spring, formerly of Lexington Park, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 1991 at Montgomery County General Hospital in Olney. She was born Nov. 20, 1926 in West Virginia, daughter of the late Clarke and Sallie Bess (Wagner) Wetzel. Mrs. Welch attended college for four years and was employed by the federal government as a civil servant. Her husband, Walter Ralph Welch, died in October, 1965. One brother, William D. Wetzel, of Oakwood, Va., also preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, Douglas Duane Welch, Silver Spring; two daughters, Melba Marleene Fetty, Waldorf; Amy Anita Burnside, Cleveland, Ohio; one brother, James Wetzel, Charlottesville, Va.; seven grandchildren; and many “adopted” grandchildren. Prayers will be said Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Mattingley Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, Virginia Avenue, Cumberland, Wednesday. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Mary Lou Daniels. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby (W.Va.) Cemetery.
Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Tuesday, September 10, 1991
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Lester R.
 
OAKLAND - Lester R. Welch, 75, of RD 1, died Thursday at Sacred Heart Hospital in Cumberland. Born at Sang Run, he was a son of the late James and Lillie (Lowdermilk) Welch. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are his widow, Margaret N. (Brown) Welch; seven daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Glotfelty, Mrs. Nancy Uphold, RD 1; Mrs. Rosella Pattrick, Mrs. Maxine Patton, Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Mabel Lewis, Mt. Lake Park; Mrs. Erma Friend, Star Route, and Miss Cleta Welch, Laurel; 10 sons, Cecil W., Earl L., Roy B., Russell, Carl L., and Denver C. Welch, all of here; Lester R. Welch, Glen Burnie; Ernest R. Welch, Laurel; Oren R. Welch, Mt. Lake Park, and Clyde K. Welch, Deer Park; four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Casteel, Star Route; Mrs. Bernadette Bohn, Green Spring, W. Va.; Gertrude Waldhauser, Mrs. Dorla Gatto, Baltimore; two brothers Gilmore Welch, Morgantown, W. Va., and Clarence A. Welch, Rosedale; 52 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Minnich Stewart Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Jacks, Rev Roy Riffle and Rev. E. T. Wine officiating. Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens. Pallberrers will be Clayton Smith Charles Lowdermilk, Harold Lowdermilk, William Dumbar, Richard Jordan and Roger Welch.
Source: The Cumberland News; Cumberland, Maryland; May 13, 1972; page 12.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted November 16, 2013

WELCH, Mrs. Lucille Virginia Douthitt
 
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. -
Mrs. Lucille Virginia Welch, 65, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1990 at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born July 5, 1925 in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late George Edgar and Thelma (Hart) Douthitt. Mrs. Welch was a member of Fort Ashby Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Ladies Auxiliary of Fort Ashby Post 6667, Veterans of Foreign Wars. She is survived by her husband, Jack Welch; two sons, Rodney Welch, Cumberland, and Gary Welch, Sterling, Va.; four daughters, Nancy Roksandich, Bloomery; Cheryl Metheny, Mount Savage, Md.; Diane Baldwin, Fort Ashby; and Rita Myers, Berkeley Springs; one brother, Bernard Douthitt, Fort Ashby; and 11 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Fort Ashby Funeral Home Thursday and Friday. The Fort Ashby VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold a memorial service at the funeral home Friday at 7:30 p.m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Fort Ashby Funeral Home by the Rev. James E. Shepherd II. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Thursday, October 4, 1990
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, Mrs. Stella French Dennision
 
FORT ASHBY -
Mrs. Stella French Welch, 67, a lifelong resident of Fort Ashby, died Wednesday afternoon in Romney's Hampshire Memorial Hospital where she had been admitted on Tuesday. Daughter of the late George F. and Jennie (Smith) Dennison, she is survived by two sons, George R. Dennison, Baltimore, and Orville A. Dennison, Norfolk, Va. Four brothers, Frank and Grayson Dennison, Fort Ashby, Walter, Springfield, and Francis, Short Gap; a sister, Mrs. C. E. Kesner, Fort Ashby, and three grandchildren also survive. The body is at the Combs Funeral Home, Romney, with viewing hours today and tomorrow. The body will be at Fort Ashby Methodist Church, of which Mrs. Welch was a member, from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday. Services will be conducted at 2 p. m. Saturday by Rev. William E. Slates, pastor, with burial in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Evening Times, Thursday, October 29, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELCH, William W.
 
CUMBERLAND —
William “Bill” W. Welch, 72, of 476 Williams St., Cumberland, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 1996, at Memorial Hospital. Born July 19, 1923, in Fort Ashby, W.Va., he was the son of the late Walter Ralph Welch and the late Lois Eloise (Adams)Welch. Mr. Welch was a retired salesman for Stempf Automotive Industries. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of Fort Cumberland Post 13, American Legion. Mr. Welch spent thousands of hours as a driver for the Disabled American Veterans van, which transported veterans to the Martinsburg V.A. Center for treatment. He was a member of the Centre Street United Methodist Church, where he actively served the Board of Trustees and the Administrative Board. Surviving are his wife, Betty Jean (Flickinger) Welch; a son,William Scott Welch and wife Wilma, Kings Mountain, N.C.; two daughters, Carol J. Knotts and husband Ray, Kings Mountain, and Cathy Growden and husband Jerry, Cumberland; two brothers, D. Dale Welch, Mountain Lake Park, and Richard R. Welch, Wiley Ford, W.Va.; four sisters, L. Lucille “Loy Lou” Calain, Hagerstown, Erma E. Christian, Jacksonville, Fla., Janice J. Smith, Keyser, W.Va., and Sondra S. Helker, Memphis, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Merritt-Adams Funeral Home, Cumberland, on Monday and Tuesday. Services will be held at the Centre Street United Methodist Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Lloyd McCanna and the Rev. Adam E. Grim officiating. Interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Monday, January 15, 1996
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 12, 2017

WELKER, William Wallace

PETERSBURG, W.Va. — William Wallace Welker, 92, of Petersburg, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998, at Grant County Nursing Home. Mr. Welker, a resident of 218 Pierpont St., Petersburg, since 1945, formerly resided in Keyser and Fort Ashby, W.Va. Born June 10, 1906, at Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late William Wallace Welker and Blanche Kauffman Welker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Sandbower Welker. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Blanche Ridgway; and two brothers Richard Welker and Lloyd Welker. Mr. Welker was a World War II veteran, a U.S. Navy Seabee. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service. He was a former member of the Mineral County Board of Education. In the early part of the 1970s, he was Mayor of Petersburg. He was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church; had been a member of the Administrative Board; Lay Speaker; Life Member of Burlington United Methodist Family Services Inc. Surviving are one daughter, the Rev. Ann W. Harrison, and her husband, the Rev. Roger A. Harrison Sr., Oakland, Md.; three grandchildren, Kelley Jo Clarke, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Roger A. Harrison Jr., Morgantown, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Oakland; two great-granddaughters, Kylie Morgan Harrison and Ana Kose; several nieces and nephews; one brother, Harold L. Welker, Romney, and one sister, Mrs. Charles (Maxine) Smith, Short Gap. Mr. Welker was an an atomical gift donor to the West Virginia University Human Gift Registry. Memorial services will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church, Petersburg, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at 11 a.m. with Dr. John Wildman, the Rev. Richard Longbon and the Rev. Roger A. Harrison Sr., presiding.
Published in the Cumberland Times-News, Tuesday, October 27, 1998
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2017

 

WELLER, Mrs. Barbara Ellen Opel

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Services for Mrs. Barbara Ellen Weller, 76, widow of Charles M. Weller, who died Sunday at her home, RD 1, Meyersdale, will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. at the Konhaus Funeral Home, Everett, with the Rev. Francis Brill officiating. Interment will be in Lichty Cemetery. Born in Somerset County, she was a daughter of the late Henry J. and Sevila (Gnagey) Opel. Surviving are five children, Miss Margaret Weller, at home; Harvey Weller, Paw Paw, W. Va.; Earl Weller, RFD, Meyersdale; Mrs. Harold Lehman, Berlin; and Mrs. Mary Yoder, of here; three brothers, Elias Opel, Lebanon, Ore.; John Opel, Accident, Md.; William Opel, Meyersdale; five sisters, Mrs. Sadie Dart, Lebanon; Mrs. Alice Newman, Fairchance; Mrs. Mary Firl, of here; Mrs. Sylvester Maust, Lewisville. Ohio, and Miss Annie Opel, Salisbury; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 6, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 6, 2010

 
WELLER, Mrs. Carrie Keim

Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie (Keim) Weller, 57, widow of F. O. Weller, whose death occurred Tuesday evening at her home in Summit Mills, near Meyersdale, were conducted this afternoon at Meyersdale Church of the Brethren by Rev. Dewitt L. Miller, pastor. Interment was in Lichty Cemetery. Mrs. Weller was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Keim. Her husband, Forrest, who passed away five years ago, formerly was a merchant in Summit Mills. Surviving are six children — Mrs. John Imhoff, Summit Mills; Mrs. Arthur Scheller Berlin; Kenneth Weller, Akron, O.; Wale Weller, Johnstown; and Woodrow and Clark Weller, both at home. Mrs. Weller was a sister of Robert Keim, Summit Mills; Frank Keim Chambersburg; Mrs. Budd Beachey, Keyser's Ridge, Md.; Mrs. Maggie Rodamer, Springs, and Mrs. Lucinda Kolbflesh, Cove, Md.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 2, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 6, 2009

Name:  Elsie Howard Weller, 82, of Somerset
Parents: John and Jennie (Howard) Weller.
DOB: April 12, 1927, in Somerset
DOD:  March 30, 2010 at Somerset Hospital
Spouse: Harry Weller
Predeceased by: parents; brothers,Truman, Paul, Earl and George Howard
Survived by:  husband; step children, Mrs. Richard (Kathy) of Berlin, CT; David Weller and Mrs. Richard (Susan) Fogie Jr. both of Somerset; step grandchildren, Elizabeth Bujda, Richard and Chris Fogie and Mrs. John (Carson) Knopsnider; one step great grandchild; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Truman (Dorothy) Howard of Altoona; Mrs. George (Betty) Howard of Somerset; and numerous nieces and nephews 
Burial: not noted
Source: Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014

 

WELLER, Frederick

SOMERSET, May 17 - About 4.30 o'clock yesterday afternoon Frederick Weller, a well known citizen of this place, died suddenly at his home on  West Catherine street from heart failure. Mr. Weller had been ill for several days but his death was unexpected and came as a blow to his friends and family. Mr. Weller was a native of this county. He was about 60 years of age and for many years owned and operated a farm in Somerset township. About ten years ago he sold his farm and purchased a farm in Somerset removing to this place shortly afterward and living here since that time. He is survived by a widow and three children, Charles Weller of Husband, Daniel W. Weller, assistant cashier at the Somerset County National Bank, and Mrs. Norman Trent, whose husband died several years ago and who has been living at home since then. It will be remembered that about 15 years ago, as Mr. Weller was sitting in his home one evening, before he removed to Somerset, a shot was fired by some unknown person, the bullet striking Mr. Weller in the back and inflicting a painful injury, from which he suffered for a long time, the bullet never having been removed. At the time there was considerable excitement over this fact, because Mr. Weller had no known enemies, and it was a mystery why anyone should desire to take his life. Mr. Weller was a soldier in the Civil War, was a consistent member of the Lutheran church and was well known throughout the county. He was an excellent citizen and the community will miss him greatly. The funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, May 18, 1907
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 6, 2015

 
WELLER, Harvey P.
 
PAW PAW, W.Va. — Mr. Harvey P. Weller, 96, of Paw Paw, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.  He was born Jan. 28, 1908, at Summit Mills, Pa., was the son of the late Charles Neil Weller and Barbara Ellen Opel Weller.  Mr. Weller moved to Paw Paw in 1929 and worked as an accountant for Consolidated Orchards for 50 years. He was a charter member of the Paw Paw Lions Club and was the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow, the Lions Club’s highest award. He was a member of the Paw Paw United Methodist Church, where he served as treasurer. He was also the founder of the United Methodist Pittsburgh Foundation for the church. He was a Mutual of West Virginia Fire Insurance agent, a notary public and an income tax preparer. After retirement, he was an avid fisherman and enjoyed growing roses.  On Jan. 28, 1931, he married Fern “Billie” Saville Weller, who preceded him in death on April 26, 2001.  He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Hanlin of Paw Paw, and Donna Jean Robey of Martinsburg; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; four step great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Harvey P. Weller Jr.; one brother; and four sisters. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at the Kimble Funeral Home in Paw Paw, with the Rev. Herman Goede and the Rev. Marite Pelverts officiating. Burial will be at Camp Hill Cemetery at Paw Paw.  Friends may call at the Kimble Funeral Home in Paw Paw, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.  Memorials may be made to the Pittsburgh Foundation or the Paw Paw Lions Club.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Kimble Funeral Home in Paw Paw. 
abt. Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004; MD Death Notices and Obituaries
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 14, 2013
 

WELLS, GEORGE EDWARD

George Edward Wells was born in Aberdeen Md, Nov 17, 1843 and died at his home on Mineral St, Keyser, Monday afternoon, Jan 15, 1912. The funeral services were held at the home Wed afternoon, conducted by Revs F H Havenner and M H Keen, the body was buried in Queens Point Cemetery. His wife, who was Mrs Margaret Linn, and two sons, Sargent and George, survive. He also leaves one sister, Mrs M C Kinsey of Keyser. Mr Wells came to Keyser in 1871, and ever since then he has been one of Keyser's most substantial business men and most worthy citizens. He was of a kindly disposition, charitably disposed, spake and thought well of his fellow-man and observed the Golden Rule. Such men are blessings to the social and business world and are missed when they are gone. He had been in failing health for months and had been confined to the house most of the time to since last July. Mr Wells was a member of the M E Church and of the IOOF. The honorary pallbearers were W C Clayton, A W Coffroth, D Long, Col G T Carskadon, N J Crooks, Judge F M Reynolds, J G Gelwicks, Dr R Gerstell, Dr C S Hoffman, J W Carskadon. The active pall bearers were: Dempsey Rice, L M Bumburger, C E Caldwell, W E Mullady, Dr L H Gaston, A D Akers.  The flowers were numerous and very beautiful.
Keyser Tribune, after January 17, 1912
Posted July 29, 2010

Mr George E Wells, left a will in which he bequeathed all of his property to his wife, who has qualified as executrix, and Mr W S Davis has qualified as curator, and, as such, will continue the business on Mineral Street, as heretofore.
Keyser Tribune, January 19, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010

 

WELLS, Mrs. Marcella Brady
 
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Marcella B. Wells, 73, of 10 Frost Avenue, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, after an illness of three years. Born in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Darby and Marcella (Scalley) Brady. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the sodality of the church. She was the widow of Clyde C. Wells, and was the last surviving member of her family. Surviving are the two daughers, Mrs. Vincent Bollino, with whom she resided, and Mrs. Buena Ann Shepherd, Baltimore; one nephew, Darby J. Johnson, Elkton, whom she reared; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 8 p.m.
The Cumberland News, June 19, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


 

WELSH, Mrs. Agnes McDade 

"Mrs. Agnes [nee-McDade] Welsh, aged 78 years, died last night about 8:30 o'clock at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. Ronald Schaffer, on Maryland avenue, Westernport. Mrs. Welsh was the widow of John Welsh, who died about twenty one years ago. They were old residenters of this section. She had been ill for about six weeks and was unconscious for the past three days. Three daughters and one son survive: Mrs. Sara Latham and Mrs. Catherine Norris, of Baltimore, and Mrs. Agnes Schaffer and Chas. Welsh of Westernport. Funeral services will be held Monday morning from St. Peter's Catholic Church."
"The Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, 5 Oct 1928
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted January 7, 2011

WELSH, Mrs. Agnes McDade

"The funeral of Mrs. Agnes [nee McDade] Welsh, aged 78 years, who died Thursday night of last week at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. Roland Schaeffer, on Maryland Avenue, was held Monday morning at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Rev. Francis P. Ryan celebrated and Rev. A. Scarpati was in the sanctuary. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. The pallbearers were Vincent Kelly, Joseph Carney, Thomas Collins, Michael Sullivan, Henry Guy and Thomas Dolan. Relatives here to attend the funeral were: Mrs. Catherine Norris, Mrs. Sarah Latham and daughters, Mary and Margaret, of Baltimore; Miss Meta Crawford and brother, Paul, of Hagerstown; Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly and Mrs. Chas. Sullivan, of Akron, O; Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Ellen McDade and sons, Jeremiah and Francis, of Frostburg; Charles McDade, of Cumberland."
"The Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Fri 12 Oct 1928
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted January 7, 2011
 

WELSH, Mrs. Anna Colllins
 
Mrs Anna (Collins) Welsh, 52, widow of John E Welsh, died this morning at home, 221 Cecelia St; after an illness of several weeks.  A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Collins of Westernport, she had resided her for approximately 30 Mr.  Mr Welsh, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J Welsh, this city, was killed in an accident while working in the Baltimore and Ohio yards 20 years ago.  Mrs. Welsh was a member of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary and  of St. Patrick's Catholic church.  Surviving children are: Mrs. Mary Catherine Skidmore, Eleanor and Joan, at home; Mrs. Anna Margaret Stevens, Bedford St; Pfc John Welsh with the U S Army in Germany and Sgt Robert J Welsh, Camp Livingstone, La.  The later arrived home several days before his mother's death.  Other survivors are, two grandchildren; a sister, Miss Catherine Collins, Wheeling W Va and the following brothers; Dennis and Thomas Collins, Keyser, W Va and James Collins, Westernport.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, May 17, 1945 - pg. 11, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted October 12, 2013 
 
WELSH, Mrs. Anna Collins
 
Mrs. Anna C. Welsh Rites
Services for Mrs. Anna. (Collins) Welsh. 221 Cecelia street, who died last Thursday, were conducted this morning at St. Patrick's Catholic church by the Rev. Charles W Bogan.  Interment was in the church cemetery.   Pallbearers were John A. and James Collins, Joseph E. McDade, Clyde Babst, Ralph Ketzner and Thomas E Morris.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, May 21, 1945 - pg. 5, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 12, 2013

WELSH, Mrs. Annie E. McKenzie

Frostburg - Mrs. Annie E. Welsh, 92, formerly of Frostburg, died yesterday in Allegany County Infirmary. She was born in Garrett County, a daughter of the late Jacob and Fannie Christner McKenzie and was the widow of Joseph J. Welsh. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Samuel H. Dooley, Cumberland; a son, Robert S., Frostburg; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Fannie Minnick, and a brother, Patrick McKenzie, both of Frostburg. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the parish. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.       
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 1, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 1, 2010

WELSH, Mrs. Bridget Kelly
CUNNINGHAM, Mrs. Ann Kelley
 
Mt Savage, Md. March 8 ~ Double Funeral.
The double funeral of Mrs. Ann Cunningham and her sister, Mrs. Bridget Welsh was held Saturday morning from St Patrick's Catholic Church with solemn high mass of requiem.  Rev John Fannon, assistant pastor of St Mark's Catholic Church, Catonville, Md, nephew of Mrs Cunningham was celebrant.  Rev John W Dowling, pastor, deacon and Rev Thomas O'Toole, assistant pastor at St Mary's Catholic Church, Cumberland, subdeacon.  The pallbearers for Mrs Cunningham were nephews - Joseph, Lawrence, Patrick, Lawrence and Michael Fannon and Charles Cunningham.  The pallbearers for Mrs Welsh were: James J Thompson, James Gallagher, William Brannon, Lawrence Malloy, Anthony Monahan, Sr and J Bradley Porter.  Burial was in St Patrick's cemetery.  Mr and Mrs Charles Gallagher, Miss Lillie McGillan, Mrs James McNamara and Miss Annie Murray, Pittsburgh and Mr and Mrs Michael Cunningham and Mrs Francis Murray, Youngstown, O. attended the funeral.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, March 8, 1920 - pg 4, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 28, 2013+
 

WELSH, Bryan

"Sad Death-Mr. Bryan Welsh, an old and respected citizen of Piedmont, was killed here last Sunday morning, August 7, 1904.  Mr. Welsh, who was 65 years of age, had been for a number of years watchman for the B & O railroad, and was stationed a short distance west of Piedmont, along the river just opposite the pulp mills. It seems that a freight car was being taken down the side-track, next the river that morning and at the time the pulp mill was blowing off the steam from its boilers, which obscured his sight, and he thought the noise he heard was from a train on the south track. The train struck him and a car passed across his body, but did not sever it. He was born in Ireland, but had spent nearly all his life at Piedmont. He is survived by five children, Misses Mary Ellen and Bridget and Messrs. Thomas, James and Joseph, all of whom are single and reside at home. Mr. Welsh spent his life in the service of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad and assisted to build the Philadelphia branch. The funeral, which was largely attended, took place Tuesday from St. Peter's Catholic church, Rev. Thos. E. Gallagher officiating. The pallbearers were John Kirk, Thomas Boyles, Michael Walsh, Patrick Codire, Patrick Malone and John Faherty. Among those who attended the funeral from out of town were his brother, Mr. Richard Welsh, and wife, Mr. Thomas J. Welsh and Miss Della Thornton, of Baltimore; Mr. John Welsh and two sons, Thomas and Richard, of Pittsburgh; Mr. Thomas Lee and wife Pand Mr. John Lee and wife, of Cumberland. Mr. Thomas Welsh, son of the deceased, is quite ill with typhoid fever."
Piedmont Herald" Piedmont , West Virginia, Fri 12 Aug 1904
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 6, 2010

WELSH, Charles A.
 
Welsh Funeral
A requiem mass for Charles A. Welsh, 83, of 617 Sedgwlck Street, who died Sunday at Allegany Hospital, was celebrated this morning in St. Patrick's Catholic Church by the Very Rev. J. Lawrence Kilkenny, pastor. Burial was in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Herman A. Madden, Martin Corrigan, George Heinrich, Grant Conner and Dale Auvil. Honorary pallbearers include Samuel Sions, Charles Schonter, William Griffin, Peter Irvin, William Crabtree and Joseph S. Boswick.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, August 16, 1950 - pg 17, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 21, 2013



WELSH, Mrs. Irene Miner

Mrs. Irene Welsh, 79, formerly of 321 West Fayette St., died Monday morning in a Somerset hospital. She was born September 21, 1889, in Mill Run, a daughter of the late William Henry and Sarah Basinger Miner. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Charles L. (Margaret) Miller, of Normalville; Mrs. Thelma Ream of Scottdale; and Mrs. Harry (Gertrude) Williams, of Connellsville; three sons, John H. of Elyria, Ohio; James C. of Morrell; and Daniel L. of Scottdale; 34 grandchildrem; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Daniel Burkholder of Connellsville; and five brothers, Raymond Miner of Indian Head; Clyde of Brownsville; Wesley of Connellsville; and Lester and Ralph of Mill Run. She was predeceased by her husband James Franklin Welsh and a daughter, Mrs. Catherine Stillwagon, both in 1966.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, October 1, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 25, 2009

WELSH/WALSH, James

Was Found in a Sitting Position on His  Bed ~ Baptismal Records Make His Age at the Time of His Death 112 years. He Was Very Active and Often Came to Cumberland
Mr James Walsh was found dead Sunday morning at the residence of his son-in-law, Patrick Mullooly, a farmer residing on Great Savage Mountain, one mile northwest of Frostburg.  It is stated that Rev Fr Williams pastor of St. Patrick church at Mt Savage has a copy of the baptismal record from the parish of County Roscommon, Ireland, showing that the deceased was born in July 1790, hence he was 112 years of age.  Death evidently came suddenly as Mr. Walsh was in a sitting position on his bed with his arms resting on a chair.  He was born on the river Shannon, County Roscommon, Ireland. He was very active and after coming to Cumberland, having been a great friend of Mr. James Clark their intimacy, having been increased by the fact that Mr Clark’s father and Mr. Walsh came from Ireland together, both having been born in the County Roscommon.  When Mr. Walsh came to this country there was not a railroad south of Baltimore, nor was the Chesapeake & Ohio canal yet  finished at Williamsport.  He remembered well when the “ Good Intent” stage line ran between Frederick and Wheeling when  six horse teams and droves of horses, hogs and cattle by the thousands were taken through Cumberland eastward; when there were no iron works, now long since abandoned at Mt.Savage and when all stage conveyances ware imported from Russia. He had known the people and town of Frostburg for nearly 75 years. Mr. Walsh was by trade a wagonmaker and until about five years ago delighted to work at the bench.  He averaged a visit to Frostburg once a week if the weather was good.  He was a diligent reader and until several years ago could read without the aid of classes.  Mr. Walsh is survived by the following children: Mrs. Kate Farley, Pittsburg, Pa.: Mrs. Anne Kenney, Meyersdale: Mrs. Bridget Mulloolv, Morgantown: Mrs. Maria Broderick. Mt. Savage: Mrs. Sarah Jane Kelley, William Walsh, a heater helper at the Schonthal Iron and Steel plant, Cumberland: Martin Walsh, a farmer at North Branch.  Mr. Walsh also leaves 28 grand children and 20 great grandchildren.  He had no brothers or sisters.  His wife died over 20 years ago at the age of 72. Mr. Walsh was the light of three centuries. He was born about the time of the passage of the act authorizing the formation of Allegany county. He was three years old when his mother died and he remembered it. Speaking of his antecedents he said his “father who lived at 110 years never lost a tooth.” Mr. Walsh lived at Mt. Savage for 52 years, going to his daughter’s after the death of his wife.  The funeral of Mr. Walsh will occur tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock front St. Patrick’s church. Mt. Savage, and interment will be made in the church cemetery
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, March 4, 1902 - pg 7, col 2
(NB - His name and his children's names are spelled WELSH in other records)
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 1, 2015



WELSH, John K.[or E]

B & O Yard Conductor Fatally Injured Here ~ John K. Welsh Suffers Loss Right Arm and Leg Under His Train.
John E. Walsh, thirty- nine years old, Cecelia street, yard conductor, for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, died at the Allegany Hospital at noon today as a result of an accident of undetermined origin in the Williams Street yards of the railroad at 10:30 o'clock this morning. The right arm and leg were cut off under the wheels of a car or the locomotive. Mr. Welsh was taken to the Allegany Hospital in the ambulance of Louis Stein. He was said to be conscious nearly until the end came. Mr. Welsh is survived by his widow and six children ranging in ages from one to nine years. They are: Eleanor, Mary K., Anna M., John, Robert and Joan. Mr. Welsh is survived also by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. M. J Welsh, and by a sister and four brothers, Miss Mary Gertrude, Chas. A, Frank, James , and Thomas Welsh. Mr. Welsh was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic. Church and of the Holy Name Society; a fourth decree member of the Knights of Columbus and of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, March 13, 1925 - pg 9, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 8, 2011

WELSH, John E.[or K]

Funeral of John E Welsh
Requiem mass will be said for John E Welsh, 39 years of age, yard conductor, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will take place in the church cemetery about 2:30 o'clock, following the expected arrival of his brother James Welsh, from San Francisco, Cal. Mr. Welsh was fatally injured Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock when he was caught between cars of a train which bumped together in the Williams street yards. He died at noon at Allegany Hospital.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, March 16, 1925 - pg 9, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 8, 2011
 

 

WELSH, Joseph
 
Frostburg, May 28 – Joseph Welsh, aged 70 years, a native and lifetime resident of Frostburg, died Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. following a brief illness of bronchitis and heart trouble, at his home on West Main Street.  Mr. Welsh was engaged as a coal miner until three years ago, when he took employment on the State road.  He is survived by his widow, who was Miss Anna McKenzie, and the following children: Joseph Welsh, Cleveland, O., John, Robert and Miss Ellen Welsh, at home, and three sisters, Mrs. Louise Hartung, Cleveland; Mrs. Catherine Doyle and Mrs. Ella Writsell, Tyler, Texas.  He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, May 28, 1934
(Courtesy of Ray Leidinger/transcribed by Michael McKenzie)
Posted November 9, 2015

WELSH, Mrs. Mary Angela Monahan
 
Mrs Welsh Services
Frostburg - Mass of the resurrection for Mrs Robert S Welsh, Sr, 71, of 115 High Street, who died yesterday at her residence, will be celebrated at St Michael's Catholic Church Monday at 9: 30 a.m.  Interment will be in the parish cemetery.  A Christian Wake service will be conducted at the Hafer-Sower Funeral Home tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.  Friends will be received at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, July 7, 1973 - pg 7, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 13, 2013

WELSH, Michael James

Michael James Welsh, 85, of 227 Harrison St, retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad conductor, died yesterday after an illness of almost a year. He suffered a dislocated shoulder about a month ago. A son of the late Patrick and Mary (McEnroy) Welsh of Tunnelton, W Va, he came to Cumberland in the service of B & O about 53 years ago. His wife who preceded him in death was the former Margaret Ann Flanagan of Grafton, W. Va. He was the last member of the immediate family. Mr. Welsh retired about 12 years ago after having completed 55 years of service. His run was between Cumberland and Parkersburg. His brother, the late Charles J. Welsh, was also a B. and O. passenger conductor. He died in December, 1940. The two brothers had a total of 109 years with the railroad. He was a charter member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Trainmen; past president of the B. and O. Veterans; chief conductor of the Order of Railroad Conductors; charter member of the Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus; member of the Holy Name Society and the Catholic Knights of America; and of St. Patrick's Catholic church. He is survived by four sons, Chas. A., this city; James W, Oakland, Calif.; Thomas E., St. Louis. Mo.; and Robert J., Oakland, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Gertrude Sperry: 16 grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Services will be conducted Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, August 31, 1942 - pg 9, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 8, 2011

WELSH, Michael James

SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS FOR MICHAEL J WELSH ~ Hundreds Assemble at St. Patrick's Church for Funeral of Railroad Veteran
Solemn requiem high mass was celebrated at the funeral of Michael James Welsh, 85, retired Baltimore and Ohio passenger conductor, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, this morning, with a large assemblage of relatives and friends present. The veteran conductor, whose long years of service began in the old school era, the mannerisms of which he carried through his declining days, was known intimately by hundreds. This was evidenced by the constant stream of callers at the Welsh home on Harrison street. Many came from out of the city. The Rev. Francis J. McKeown was celebrant of the mass with the Rev. Charles W. Bogan, deacon, and the Rev Thomas J. Hardesty, subdeacon. The Rev. Robert J. Kilgannon, pastor of 'St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Ridgeley, and the Rev. Robert E. Harmon, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Winchester, were in the sanctuary. Interment was in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Father Hannon had the blessing at the grave.

Long With Historic Road
Mr. Welsh's life was long-linked with the historic railroad, as was that of his brother, the late Charles J. Welsh, also a passenger conductor. They were always in high favor with the officials, despite the many changes in the management. The active pallbearers were Edward V., J. Howard, Donald J., Charles, John and Robert J. Welsh. The honorary pallbearers were Hice R. Laughlin, retired superintendent of the Cumberland division; Thomas J. Joyce, J. M. Yarnall, Thomas Murray, Patrick Coyle, John P. Schellhaus, William E. Yarnall, Henry Freeland, Walter Seel, Hugh Gatton, J. W. Peters. Patrick Cain arid Michael J. Fleming. The Baltimore and Ohio Veterans, of which Mr. Welsh was past president, were well represented among the honorary pallbearers. Among those attending were Thomas E. Welsh. St. Louis, a son; Thomas Murray, Parkersburg; Chas. E. Flanagan, Agnes Flanagan, Grafton; Mrs. Thomas Moran, Westernport; Mrs. Charles J. Bell, and Mrs William E Kelley, Mrs. Edward Prendergast, Piedmont and Thomas R McNamara, Philadelphia; Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Hopkins, Thomas J. Joyce, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Charles P. Welsh, Baltimore; Mr. and Mrs. Edward V Welsh, Annapolis.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, September 2, 1942 - pg 11, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 8, 2011

 

WELSH, Peter, Jr.

"Mr. Peter Welsh, Jr., died at his home in Barton, Maryland Friday morning, Sept. 15, 1911, after a prolonged illness, aged 40 years. He was born at Hampshire county, W. Va., and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Walsh. He is survived by his wife and one child; his aged parents, four sisters, Miss June, Mrs. Edward Winkler, of Barton, and Mrs. Nelson Wilburn and Mrs. E. J. Brady, of Masontown, W. Va., and one brother, James Welsh, of Westernport. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon from his late home and the remains Westernport over the Cumberland and Westernport Electric Railway where interment was made in St. Peter's Cemetery."
"The Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Fri 22 Sep 1911
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 29, 2010

WELSH, Miss Rita Maria

WESTERNPORT, Md. - Rita Maria Welsh, 77, formerly of 225 Maryland Ave., Westernport, Md., died Saturday, August 23, 2003, at the Cumberland Nursing Center, where she had been a resident. Born November 15, 1925, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Bernard Welsh and the late Adah (Laffey) Welsh Sapiro. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Mose Sapiro; and a brother, Jerald Welsh. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Ms. Welsh was a graduate of St. Peter's High School, Westernport, and a graduate of the West Virginia School of Beauty, Clarksburg, W.Va. She owned and operated a beauty shop in both Piedmont, W.Va., and Westernport for many years. Rita was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, and a member of Court Sancta Maria Catholic Daughters of America. Surviving is a cousin, Patricia (Fearer) Kenealy of Westernport. There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Peters Catholic Church, Westernport on Monday at 10 a.m. with Father Adam Parker as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Westernport. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, August 25, 2003
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 22, 2015

WELSH, Robert S., Sr.
 
FROSTBURG - Robert S. Welsh Sr., 82, formerly of 115 High Street, died Tuesday at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home. Born here, he was the son of the late Joseph Welsh and Annie (McKenzie) Welsh. His wife, the former Mary Monahan, preceded him in death. Mr. Welsh was formerly employed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and was retired from the Frostburg Water Department. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Survivors include one son, Robert S. Welsh Jr., LaVale; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Robinette, Binghamton, N.Y.; Mrs. Catherine Purbaugh, here; Mrs. Ellen Skidmore, Eckhart; one sister, Mrs. Ellen Dooley, Cumberland; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian wake service will be held there Thursday at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Church by Msgr. John L. Reinsfelder. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers, all grandsons, will be John Huff, James Huff, Fred Huff, Paul Huff, Patrick Purbaugh Jr. and Darin Gaynor.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 26, 1986
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 1, 2012

 

WELSH/WALSH, Mrs. Sarah Ellen Arnold

MINING REGION NEWS - FROSTBURG - MONDAY
Mrs. James Welsh died Friday morning at nine o'clock at the home of her son, Mr. James Welsh, back of the Hotel Gladstone. Mrs. Welsh was well known by a large number of the people of Frostburg and highly respected as a kind and Christian lady. She was a very devoted and consistent member of St. Michaels Catholic church of this place. The deceased was fifty-five years of age and is survived by the following children: Messrs. Robert, Charley, William, Jas., Michael, John, Frank and Leonard, Mrs. Bernard Gerdimen, of Cumberland, Mrs. Annie Twigg, of Cumberland, and Miss Fannie Welsh, of Cumberland, nearly all of whom were at her bedside at the time of her death. The funeral of the deceased will take place Monday morning at nine o'clock from the residence of Mr. Jas. Welsh. The funeral cortege will proceed to St. Michael's church, where services will be hel by Father Clark, assisted by Father Nolan, after which interment will be made in the family lot in St. Michael's cemetery on Mt. Pleasant street.
Published Thursday, March 24, 1904 in THE CUMBERLAND ALLEGANIAN, Cumberland, Maryland on page 5, col. 3.
Note: All census, marriage, her husbands will documents list last name as Walsh.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted May 21, 2016

WELTMAN, August Frederick

August Frederick Weltman, 77, of 106 Decatur Street, died last Wednesday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Mr. Weltman was a retired employe of Schriver Company, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Knights of Pythias and St. John's Lutheran Church. Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late George F. and Mary Ann (Horchler) Weltman. Surviving are a brother, Luther M. Weltman, Corriganville; two sisters, Miss Esther J. Weltman and Mrs. Helen Purinton, Alexander, Va., and a niece. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. Lee McDaniel will officiate and intement will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be David Smith, J. Walter McKee, R. C. Wade Jr., Jack Davies, Charles G. Wolford and Elmo Evans.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 5, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012



WELTMAN, Miss Esther J.

Miss Esther J. Weltman, 81, Alexandria, Va., formerly of Boone Street, died Friday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Helen Purinton, Jackson, Fla. Born April 5, 1896 in Keyser, W.Va., Miss Weltman was a daughter of the late John F. and Mary Ann (Horchler) Weltman. She was a retired rental manager for Hunting Towers, Alexandria, Va., and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church here. In addition to her sister, surviving is a brother. Luther Weltman, Corriganville. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Hillcrest Burial Park by the Rev. Lee McDaniel.
The Cumberland News, October 3, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012

WELTMAN, Mrs. Ruth Jane Heavner

Mrs. Ruth Jane Weltman, 61, died yesterday, at her home in Corriganville. She had been in ill health several weeks. Mrs. Weltman was born in Cumberland, a daughter of the late George F. and Bernice (Finley) Heavner. Surviving are her husband, Luther M. Weltman; a brother, George R. Heavner, Cumberland; two sisters, Mrs. William Brookens, Fayetteville, Pa., and Miss June Heavner, city, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow.
The Cumberland News, January 6, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012


WELTNER, E. S.

The citizens of Keyser were startled early Tuesday morning when it was announced that E. S. Weltner, engineer of the Keyser Electric Light Plant, had taken his life in his own home, corner Piedmont and Mineral Streets, that morning at five thirty o'clock. Mrs. Weltner was on the first floor preparing breakfast and when it was ready went to the second floor to call Mr. Weltner to the meal; before she reached the top of the stairway, she saw the trail of blood leading to the bathroom where she found the lifeless body of her husband. He had cut his throat with a razor and so deep were the two gashes made that death must have ensued within a very few minutes. He had been talking with his wife on the first floor about ten or fifteen minutes before the lifeless body was found. Mr. Weltner was about 32 years of age. he had been connected with the electric Plant here for several years; was a first class business man and well liked. He came here from Logan, Ohio, and his body was taken to that place Thursday, where he will be buried today. His wife, who survives with three small children, is a daughter of Moses Woltz, of Lancaster, O. he was a member of the Knights of the Mystic Chain Modern Woodmen of America, and order of Eagles. It had been noticed that Mr. Weltner had been in a depressed mental condition for some time. One of the babies put out an eye during the holidays and that preyed upon his mind, since then he had been threatened with appendicitis and dreaded an operation which his physician told him that he must undergo shortly. The night before the tragedy he was restless and visited the plant several times. He had a revolver which he handled so suspiciously that one of the men took the shells out when he was not watching. The most profound sympathy is felt for his wife.

Keyser Tribune, about March 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010
 

WELTNER, E S
CARD OF THANKS
Mrs E. S. Weltner desires to extend her sincere thanks to the many friends, and especially to the members of the different orders to which her husband belonged, for their many acts of kindness and innumerable expressions of sympathy extended to her in her time of deep grief occasioned by the loss of her husband
Keyser Tribune, March 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010

  

WELTON, Aaron

Piedmont, W. Va.--Mr. Aaron Welton aged 75 years, died yesterday morning at his late residence on Hampshire street, of infirmities incident to old age. Mr. Welton was born September 20, 1839, near Petersburg, Hardy County, then State of Virginia, now West Virginia. He had been raised on a farm, but for many years was in the employment of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Piedmont, but several years ago was retired on a pension. His wife survives him and the following children: Mrs. Charles L. Davis and Misses Alice and Carrie Welton, at home, Piedmont; James C. Welton, in mercantile business at Fairmont, W. Va., and Arthur Welton, of South Cumberland, in employ of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. His funeral will take place from the First Presbyterian Church, Piedmont, tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rev. M. A. Ray, pastor, will officiate. The interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. In the death of Mr. Welton, Piedmont loses on of its oldest and most honored citizens. He was a quiet, unassuming old gentleman, who had many friends in the tri-towns, who will miss his familiar figure. His children were all with him when he passed away. Published Friday, March 13, 1914 in THE CUMBERLAND PRESS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 11, col. 2. (Courtesy of Charles Riend)   Posted November 15, 2015

WELTON, Aaron

Funeral of Aaron Welton.
The funeral of the late Aaron Welton, of Hampshire street, will take place at 3 o’clock this afternoon from the First Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery. W. H. Fredlock is the undertaker.
Published Saturday, March 14, 1914 in THE CUMBERLAND PRESS, Cumberland, Maryland on page 11, col. 4.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 15, 2015


WELTON, Mrs. Cora Parker

Mrs. A. J. Welton, who has been ill for some time, died last Friday morning, September 27, 1912, at her home in Petersburg. She was well known in Keyser, having lived here a couple of years, and had many friends among our people. She was a sister of Mrs. Charles Carskadon, of Headsville, and Mrs. Russell Smith, of near Petersburg. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Misses Kathleen and Wayne, and two sons, William and Ralph, the latter being only a year or two of age.
Keyser Tribune, October 4, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010
 

WELTON, Mrs. Cora Parker

Mrs. Cora Parker Welton, wife of A. J. Welton, died Friday morning between four and five o'clock at her home in Petersburg, after an illness of several months. The deceased was the daughter of A. J. and M. E. Parker, was born in June, 1871, was married in December, 1892, to A. J. Welton, who is well known throughout this section as an attorney. She is survived by her husband and four children, Kathleen, William, Wayne and Ralph. The funeral services were conducted from her late home on Saturday morning by her pastor, and the interment followed in the Petersburg cemetery.  -Grant County Press.  Keyser Tribune, October 18, 1912  (Courtesy of Patti McDonald)  Posted August 1, 2010

WELTON, Ervin John
 
FORT ASHBY -
Ervin John Welton, 76, died Saturday at his home. He had been in ill health for some time. Born in Mineral County, he was a son of the late Frank and Margaret (Ervin) Welton. A retired school teacher, Mr. Welton was a graduate of Potomac State College and attended the University of Virginia. He was a member of Fort Ashby Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his widow, Nelle (Oglesbee) Welton. The body is at the Combs Funeral Home, Romney, where friends will be received. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Fred Clark and burial will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, January 18, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2017

WELTON, Mrs. Mary E.

Mrs. Mary E. Welton, aged 77, died Sunday at her home on Hampshire street, Piedmont, of complications. She is survived by two sons, James Welton, Fairmont, W. Va., and Arthur Welton, Arch street, this city, and three daughters, Misses Alice and Carrie Welton, at home, and Mrs. Charles Darcis, Piedmont. The funeral was held this afternoon from the home with Rev. Martin A. Ray, pastor of the Piedmont Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial was in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Published Tuesday, November 23, 1920 in THE CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on Page 7, col. 2..
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 15, 2015

WELTON, Mrs. Nelle Oglesbee
 
ROMNEY —
Mrs. Nelle O. Welton, 76, formerly of Fort Ashby, died yesterday in the Cumberland Convalescent Center. Born in Hampshire County at Dillon's Run, January 24, 1886*, she was a daughter of the late Lemuel and Martha (Sneathen) Oglesbee. Her husband, Ervin J. Welton, preceded her in death. Mrs. Welton was a member of Fort Ashby Trinity United Methodist Church and was a retired school teacher. She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Malone, Romney; Mrs. Bessie Kenney, Short Gap, and Mrs. Virginia See, Cumberland, and a brother, Arthur Oglesbee, Keyser. The body is at the Comb Funeral Home, where friends will be received today. Services will be conducted in the funeral home tomorrow at 1 p.m. Rev. Paul Suder will officiate and interment will be in the Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Published in the Cumberland Sunday Times, February 20, 1972 [*Note date discrepancy, should be 1896]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2017

WELTON, Mrs. Sallie Nelson

Mrs. Welton died on Tuesday morning September 10th 1912 at 2 pm at the home of Misses Bettie and Fillie Welton at Moorefield, where she had spent the summer. Mrs. Welton was born in 1830 in Yorktown, Va., her maiden name being Sallie Nelson, she was a direct descendent of Thomas Nelson a prominent citizen in Virginia in Revolutionary days. She was the widow of the late Felix B. Welton, of Hardy county, who died in 1896. There survives her two step-daughters Fillie and Bettie Welton of Moorefield and five sons, Wm. N., Frank, Page and Cleland, of Hardy county, and Conway of Cumberland, Md. With the death of Mrs. Welton there passed from our community one of the most estimable and refined characters that it has ever known. A woman of God, loving and charitable to all. She lived a life that will be remembered and cherished by all who knew her. She lived her 80 odd years in such a way that when her end was near, she was able to “wrap the drapery of her couch about her, and lie down to pleasant dreams, A Christian, the wife of a minister, the mother of a large family of boys, a noble woman, she has gone to rest.
Keyser Tribune, September 27, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010

WELTON, Mrs. Samie Bird, (nee, Cary)

Samie Bird (nee Cary) Welton, died Monday, April 2, 1990, beloved wife of the late Earl Welton, dear mother of Sally King, Susie Welton, and Sheri Moore, dear grandmother of Scott King, Jr., Kevin Earl King, Carl Moore and Judith Moore. Funeral, Wednesday at Bopp Chapel, Kirkwood at 2:30 p.m. Interment, Oak Hill Cemetery.  [Unknown Source]  (Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)  Posted February 24, 2017

WELTON, Sanford Montgomery, Sr.

DECATUR - Sanford M. Welton Sr., 64, of Decatur died 11 p.m. Monday (April 9, 2001) in his home. Services will be 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home with visitation two hours before services. Burial will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Memorials: DMH Home Health and Hospice Services. Mr. Welton was born March 8, 1937, in Cumberland, Md., the son of Wright M. and Harriet J. Wierer Welton. He was a quality control supervisor at PPG. He attended Yale University for two years. He also spoke fluent Chinese. He was an Air Force veteran. Surviving are his son, Sanford Welton Jr. and wife Penny of Decatur; daughter, Adair Welton Ward and husband Peter of Springfield; sisters, Adair Markby and husband Harry of Cumberland, Md.; Ruth Taber and husband Willard of LaVale, Md.; brother, Wright Welton and wife Norma Jean of Kiefer, Md.; grandchildren, Kristina, Jacquelyn, Jonathan and Jeffrey. He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-nephew. The family would like to thank Michelle, Vicki, Laynie, Sundi and Sandy for the loving care they provided for our father and grandfather. It is greatly appreciated.
Newsbank: Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - April 12, 2001 on page A6
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 15, 2015

WELTON, Sanford Montgomery

DECATUR - Sanford M. Welton Sr., 64, Decatur, died Monday (April 9, 2001). Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Visitation: two hours before services. Burial: Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Memorials: DMH Home Health and Hospice.
Newsbank: Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - April 13, 2001 on page A4
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 15, 2015

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