2013-09-21 / Obituaries

Mary “Peggy” Welsh

Mary M. (Peggy) Welsh, 84, Thornville, passed away September 12, 2013, at Autumn at the Lake in Thornville.

Peggy was a 1948 graduate of Chartiers Township High School in PA. In 1950, she married her high school sweetheart Wayne. Peggy was a loving mother and homemaker and was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church. Her main interests were baking, playing the piano and organ, and her dedication to her family.

Peggy is survived by her sons, David (Rosa) Welsh of Lancaster, Bradford (Dorothy) Welsh of Kenton, OH, and Robert (Amanda) Welsh of Westerville; grandchildren, James Welsh, Brooke Welsh- Incorvaia, Braden Welsh, Matthew Welsh, Andrew Welsh, Shannon Mortland, Shawn Ledson, Jason Stuber and Amanda Shirk; eight great grandchildren; sister in-law, Doris Reynolds of Vero Beach, FL; and her beloved pet cockatiels, Cookie and Beeps. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, John Edward and Alice Reynolds; sisters, Jemina (Virgil) Whanger and Jennie (John) McCracken; and brothers, Harry (Marguerite) Reynolds and Duane Reynolds.

Family and friends will gather from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, 207 S. Main St., Baltimore. A Celebration of Life will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at New Zion United Methodist Church, 10991 Snyder Church Rd., Baltimore, with Pastor Rick Stuhmer officiating. Caring Cremation has taken place and burial will follow at Union Evangelical Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at www.funeralhome.com

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