Lois I. Miller Welsh, 95, a lifelong resident of Williamstown, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Pottsville.
Born in Williamstown, May 31, 1925, a daughter of the late Louis and Lida Cole Miller. Lois was a graduate of the former Williamstown High School.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Williamstown and the Parish Council of Catholic Women. Lois and her late husband were mentors in the catholic church for many years, teaching Pre-Cana classes.
Joe and Lois were also co-founders of the Williamstown Historical Society.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Welsh, Sr., 1997; a son, James P. Welsh, 2004, sister Lorraine, brothers; Lane and Lawrence.
Surviving are her five children, Joanne E. Ulsh and her husband Roger, Orwin; Joseph F. Welsh, Jr. and his wife Patti, Wiconisco; John M. Welsh and his wife Cindy, Williamstown; Francis J. Welsh and his wife Cathy, Memphis, TN and Christopher R. Welsh and his wife Tansy, Williamstown; a daughter-in-law, Barb Welsh Mace, Valley View; one sister, Laura Underkoffler, New York. 16 grandchildren 22 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, November 16th at 11:00 am from her church with Rev. Michael Opoki, AJ as celebrant. Please follow CDC guidelines. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Viewing will be from 10-11 at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Lois' name to Sacred Heart Church, c/o Parish Office, 732 Main Street, Lykens, PA 17048 or the Compassus Hospice, 1001 James Dr., Leesport, PA 19533. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., is honored to serve the Welsh family. To send condolences to the family please visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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