Johannes VanWelzen

EMERALD ISLE - Johannes Lambertus van Welzen, 70, of Emerald Isle died Sept. 28, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

Rosary service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Mildred Catholic Church with the Rev. Donald Baribeau officiating.

He was a native of Scheveningen, Holland, and worked as a sales manager.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Mary Heit van Welzen of the home; sons, James L. van Welzen of Durham and Bryan D. van Welzen of Foley, Ala.; daughters, Susan T. Mueller of Pleasanton, Calif., and Melissa Rife of Herndon, Va.; sister, Regina Serrarens of Delaware, Ontario; brother, Willem "Bill" van Welzen of St. Thomas, Ontario; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.

Memorials may be made at Carteret General Hospital Foundation, c/o Cancer Center Campaign, P.O. Box 1619, Morehead City, NC 28551.

Condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1281

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, 2013