Nyack High School Class of '55

Please Note: The following information has not been confirmed by friends or family to be the same John Welch who graduated with us. 

John A. Welch
February 15, 1937 - March 23, 2014

 (Obituary as appeared on The Journal News website.)

John A. Welch, Sr. "Bogan" 

John A. Welch, Sr. "Bogan, passed away on March 23, 2014, he was 77 years old. John was born in Opelika, AL on February 15, 1937 to Lover and Josie Welch. He graduated from Nyack High School Class of 1940. He was employed by Ford Motor Co., in Mahwah, NJ for 25 years. He also worked for Laidlaw Bus Co. in Spring Valley, NY. John was an active member of the Apollo 12 Social Club where he excelled on the club's softball and bowling teams.

He was predeceased by his wife Yvonne in 1994 and a brother James "Bo" in 2004. John is survived by two sons; John, Jr. of Albany, NY and Richard M. and his wife Cheryl of Albany, NY. Close companion Dolores Williams of Nyack, brother Merrell "Ray" and his wife Elizabeth of Central Nyack, NY, 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, a nephew Merrell, Jr. and a niece Paula Welch.

A Homegoing Service will be held on Friday at 11 AM at Fairmont Baptist Church, 39 Division St, Haverstraw, NY 10927. Visiting will take place on Friday from 10AM until 11 AM at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fairmont Baptist Church, 39 Division St, Haverstraw, NY 10927. Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc., 88 South Broadway Nyack, NY. (845) 358-0573


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