On Saturday morning, March 16, 2013, Donald C. Welch Jr. passed away at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres.
Mr. Welch was the son of Donald C. Welch Sr. and Margaret Welch and had a younger brother, Jack Welch who preceded him in death in 1999.
He grew up in Lock Haven and graduated from Lock Haven High School. After high school he joined the Navy and served in World War II. He was the owner of the Don Welch Motor Co. in Lock Haven from 1962 to 1985.
Donald C. Welch Jr.
In 1944, he married Rosanna Goodnight from the state of Indiana who passed away in 1972. He then married Jane Fisher who passed away in 1999.
His surviving family members include his son, Donald C. and Judy Welch; daughter Suzanne and Jess Sigmund; grandchildren Michael and Kathleen Sigmund, Tim and Natasha Sigmund, Jennifer Collins; two great-grandchildren, Abby and Devin Collins; and his very special friend of many years, Ann Pursel.
Memorial services were held on Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Sterling House in Lehigh Acres, Fla. Interment is at Rest Haven Cemetery, Lock Haven.