WELCH, Jerome (Joe)

November 30, 1946 ~ June 24, 2009

Born November 30, 1946 in Prince Albert, Sask, passed away June 24, 2009. Predeceased by mother, Lilly and brother, Ric. Survived by wife, Valerie; children: James (Tamara), Jeffrey, Adrienne (Jim); mother-in-law, Muriel Lowe; grandchildren: Ashley, Corry, Ryley and Savannah of Nanaimo, and Anita & Stephanie (from Ontario); step grandchildren: Dakota, Brighton & Ryder; father, Jim in Saskatoon; sisters: Sherry (Ron) Ellis of Nanaimo, Sandy (Rick) LaCroix, and Brenda, of Saskatoon; brothers: Jack of Saskatoon, Jim (Elaine) of Calgary; nieces Jesslyn How (nee LaCroix) and Ronnelle McFaude (nee Ellis); nephews: Jamieson LaCroix and Ryan Ellis.

Joe was well liked by his many friends & coworkers. He was always there for his family and will be greatly missed.

Funeral at First Memorial, 1720 Bowen Rd., Nanaimo on Friday, July 3, 2009 at 1:00p.m.

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