2017-08-11 / Obituaries

Betty Welch

Betty M. Welch, 77, of Arundel, died peacefully on Aug. 5, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.

Betty was born in Plymouth, New Hampshire, on Sept. 20, 1939 the daughter of Leon and Sarah (Noyes) Vinton.

Mrs. Welch was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Elton (Skeeter) Welch, Jr. in 2008.

She is survived by her four daughters, Terry Leach and husband Charlie of Alfred; Vickie Feeley of Arundel; Cindy Welch of West Kennebunk and Sandra Brooks, her caregiver and with whom she made her home with.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren with one special one due in February, and one great-great grandchild; one sister, Leona Hebert of New Hampshire and several nieces and nephews.

Betty went to Kennebunk High School and nursing school to become a certified nursing aide; where she became a beloved caregiver to many. For relaxation, Betty enjoyed reading, putting puzzles together and doing crafts. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

At Mrs. Welch’s request, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery in West Kennebunk.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.autumngreenfuneralhome.com.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.

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