Constance J. âConnieâ Welsh âbeloved wife, mother and grandmotherâ
COUDERSPORT, PA---Constance J. âConnieâ Welsh, 71, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away at home with her loving family at her side on Sunday, July 28, 2013 after a short illness.
Born September 21, 1941 in Denver, Colorado, she was a daughter of Harvey C. Zimmett and June Pearl Keefer Prindle Chastain. On May 15, 1990 in Coudersport, she married John W. Welsh, who survives.
Connie was a graduate of Coudersport High School. She was employed as a dietary aide for over 25 years at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.
She loved to read, play on her computer, go to the casino in Salamanca, and playing scratch-off tickets.
Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, June P. (Ron) Wiley of Port Allegany; a son, Henry C. Watson of Sweden Valley; two stepsons, Willy W. (Valerie) Welsh of Omar and Bryan M. (Theresa) Welsh of Coudersport; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley (Denise) Prindle of Rochester, NY and Dale Prindle of Florida; a sister, Georgia (Art) Lemming of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her mother, Connie was predeceased by a daughter, Jane Watson; and two brothers, Larry Prindle and Randy Prindle.
At Connieâs request, there will be no public visitation. A gathering of friends and family to remember Connie will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013 at Watsonâs Garage, 101 Robin Lane, Coudersport, PA, with Mr. Steve Watson, officiating. Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.