• WELSH MARTIN W. On Friday, Jun...

On Friday, June 22, 2018, age 89, of Wilkins Township, formerly of Forest Hills. Husband of the late Rosemary (Denardo) Welsh, for 50 years. Beloved father of Martin T.(Donna) Welsh of Wyomissing, PA, Mary Rose (Brian "Chip") Kemmerer of Forest Hills, Robert T.  (Deborah) Welsh of Penn Hills and the late Patricia Ann Welsh. Loving grandfather of Steven Welsh, Heather (Santiago) Rivera, Susan (Michael) Pfab, Allison Welsh and Katie Welsh. Step-grandfather of Tiffany and Christina Kemmerer. Great-grandfather of Deanna Welsh and Robbie Rivera. Brother of Elizabeth (late Nelson) Cashmer. Preceded in death by brother Thomas (surviving spouse, Marge) Welsh. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Marty was a WWII Navy veteran serving on the USS Wisconsin. He was a retired employee of the Canteen Vending Company and had previously worked for 13 years at USS, E.T. Works. He loved to travel to Florida in the winter with Rosemary collecting sea shells on the beach. Marty was an active member of St. Maurice Church and an avid Pirates fan. Marty was a member of the Turtle Creek Senior Center where he enjoyed playing cards with his friends and Wii bowling. He also enjoyed hook and latch work. Marty was a Bingo caller for St. Maurice Church Festival and a champion horseshoe pitcher at Forest Hills Community Day for many years. Friends welcome on Sunday 2-7 p.m., and Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., Turtle Creek/Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, PA 15145, 412-823-9350. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Maurice Church, on Tuesday, 10 a.m. Interment with Military Honors in Braddock Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Maurice Church, 2001 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15221.
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PostedJune 24, 2018