Earl T. Welch

Earl T. Welch

AGE: 74 • Union Beach

Earl T. Welch, 74, of Union Beach, passed away peacefully on January 21st at Madison Center in Old Bridge. Earl was born on Jan. 17, 1939 in Harvey, WV, where he grew up. In 1963, he relocated to Belleville and Laurence Harbor and in 1992, he ultimately settled in Union Beach.

Earl was a retired stationary engineer for International Flavors and Fragrances located in Union Beach. He was also a proud U.S. Navy Veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Opal (Skaggs) Welch. Earl is survived by his beloved wife, Ella (Kuchniak) Welch, his loving children, Diana Welch of SC, Debra Hall and her husband Thomas of Jackson, Louis Crespo and his wife Kristi of Toms River, and Lisa Walling and her husband Irving Jr. of Union Beach. He is also survived by his dear brothers and sisters, Jack Williams and his wife Elaine of WV, Nancy Kaygarrett and her husband Tom of WV, Jim Williams and his wife Kathy of WV, Judy Cutright of WV, Brenda Kirby of WV, Willie Welch of WV, and David Welch of WV, his cherished grandchildren, Steven Swanson, Alden Walling, Samantha Crespo, Richard Frisbie and Zachary Crespo, along with many adored nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Arrangements were entrusted to the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3269 State Rt. 35 N, Hazlet. In respect of Earl's wishes, he will be privately cremated. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, visit, www.shorepointfh.com


Published in Asbury Park Press & Home News Tribune on Jan. 27, 2013