WELCH - John F. Of Buffalo, formerly of East Aurora, February 09, 2013; beloved husband of 63 years to Carol; father of Eileen (Ed) Clinton, John Jr., Nelson, and the late William, Robert, and James; brother of Donald (Mary) Welch and the late Dorthy Gauchet; grandfather of Carrie (Ray) Flor, Katie (Chad) Maslanka, Mary, and Victoria Welch; great-grandfather of Raymond, Quinten, Peyton Flor, and Sophia Maslanka. Burial with Military Honors will be 11 AM Thursday, February 14th, at Bath National Cemetery. Mr. Welch was a proud member of the East Aurora American Legion Post 362, John was a Veteran of WWII serving as a pilot in the Army Air Corps with the rank of Captain and flew the "Hump" during the China-Burma-India theater of operations. Donations can be made to the Salvation Army. Arrangements by COMFORT FUNERAL HOME INC. Friends are invited to leave a special memory or condolence to John's family at: www.COMFORTFUNERALHOME.com
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Published in the Buffalo News on Feb. 12, 2013