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William "Bill" Welsh

Died: Thu., Dec. 12, 2013


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
Location: East Pittsburgh


Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Location: St. William Church of Holy Cross Parish


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Of East Pittsburgh, age 93, on Thursday, December 12, 2013.

 Husband of the late Mary (Burdell) Welsh for over 50 years.

 Father of William F. Welsh, II of East Pittsburgh and Della (Ed) Dobranski of CA.

 Grandfather of Emily (Jason) Poague and Natalie Dobranski.

 Great-grandfather of Alexandra and Charlotte Poague.

 Also survived by nieces and nephews.

 Preceded in death by his brothers, Ed, Regis, Robert and James Welsh and his sister, Sr. Mary Ursulina, O.P.

 Bill was a WW II Marine Corps veteran and a Charter Member and Past Commander of the East Pittsburgh V.F.W., Post #5008. Bill started his career with Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh and eventually became President of the Association of Westinghouse Salaried Employees Union.  He had been a member of the East Pittsburgh School Board and he was a former chairman of the East Pittsburgh Democratic Party.

 Friends welcome Saturday 6-8pm and Sunday 2-4 & 6-8pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home, 700 Linden Avenue at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800.

Mass of Christian Burial on St. William Church of Holy Cross Parish on Monday at 10 a.m.

Bill will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Braddock Catholic Cemetery.

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