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Kathleen Ann Welsh

June 4, 1933 April 21, 2010
Kathleen Ann Welsh
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PEORIA-Kathleen Ann Welsh, 76, of Peoria, passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at OSF Saint Clare Home in Peoria Heights. She was born on June 4, 1933, in Peoria to John and Agnes Meyer Cronan. She married John T. “Jack” Welsh on January 10, 1959 in Peoria. He survives. Kathleen is also survived by one daughter, Susan (Kevin) Collins of Peoria; three sons, Dr. Michael Welsh of Woodridge, IL, Thomas (Tina) Welsh of Dunlap and William (Mindy) Welsh of Mapleton; ten grandchildren; and one sister, Judy Pruett of Irvine, CA. She was preceded in death by one sister, Rosemary Cronan. Kathleen was a graduate of the Academy of Our Lady High School. She enjoyed many years of working with the children, families and staff at Holy Family School. In addition, she was a charter member of Corn Stock Theatre, a talented seamstress, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church where a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2010 with Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before the Mass at the church. Cremation rites accorded. Burial of ashes will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made to OSF Saint Clare Home. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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