Obituary of Roger E. Welch
ST. REGIS FALLS – Roger E. Welch "Uncle Bubba", 61, passed away Friday (Nov 29. 2019) at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home, Moira, NY. Roger was born January 15, 1958 in Hudson, NY the son of the late Willard Robert and Bertha Florence (Beaumont)Welch. Growing up in the area he attended Hudson High School, where he was employed as a bus driver for many years. He enjoyed hunting, four wheeling, boating, going to the casino, and a good cold beer with his family and friends. At one time he was a member of the Washington Hose Fire Dept, which is now City of Hudson Fire Dept, and the Polish Sportsman Club, Hudson, NY. Treasured memories will be forever in the hearts of his fiancé Sharon Patraw of St. Regis Falls, his daughters Melanie Welch of Troy, NY, Tara Welch and her companion Justin Slater of Brushton, and Kimberly Welch of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Also surviving him are his grandchildren Connor "C-Man" Simmons of Brushton,, Arianna Stickles and Owen Teator, both of Spartanburg, South Carolina. His siblings Willard (Linda) Welch of Chatham, NY, Bonny LaRock and her companion Harvey Scaper of Philmont, NY, a nephew Glen "Bubba" Welch of Chatham, and a niece Sabrina Stanhope of Philmont, NY. A graveside service will be held at a time to be announced However grateful in lieu of floral offerings please consider a memorial contribution to the Federation of Polish Sportsman 400 Newman Road, Hudson, NY 12534 or to the Cancer for Care Center, 1 LeRoy Street Potsdam, NY 13676.
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