Bowling Green, KY formerly of Newark, NY - Eugene William Welcher, 88, entered eternity on Saturday (June 8, 2013) at Greenville Hospital in Kentucky. Fulfilling Mr. Welcher's wishes there will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends may attend a Memorial Service Saturday (June 15) at 3 p.m. at the Emmanuel Methodist Church in Newark. Private burial in Fairville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Emmanuel Methodist Church, 301 E. Miller St., Newark, 14513 or a charity of choice .
Mr. Welcher was born the son of the late Harold and Lois (Lee) Welcher on Monday, May 18, 1925 in the Town of Arcadia. He was a 1942 graduate from Newark High School. As a laborer he worked for George A. Robinson in East Rochester retiring in 2005. Mr. Welcher was a life member of the Emmanuel Methodist Church. He enjoyed working in his yard and gardening and overall the great outdoors.
Mr. Welcher will be remembered by his sons, Harold (Nancy) Welcher of Newark, Timothy (Cheryl) Welcher of Ky. and Christopher (Jessie) Welcher of Fla.; daughters Tammy Fredler of Fla. and Courtney (John) Graham of Newark; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and one nephew.
Mr. Welcher was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Fanny (Cole) Welcher on January 27, 2008; a brother and sister-in-law Paul and Mary Welcher.
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