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James Eugene Welsh

  • On April 23, 2021

James Eugene Welsh 1941-2021, age 79, of Kennedy Township, after a prolonged set of illnesses, passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021. Son of the late Helen (Smith) and Regis; brother of Regis (Carol) of Moon Township and the late Thomas (Jean) of Sarasota, FL. Survived by his beloved wife of over 50 years, Patricia, and his children, John Patrick (Nicole) and Colleen (David) Peters. As well as his four cherished granddaughters: Emma, Nora, Hadley, and Winnie. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Michael (Paula) McNerney of Robinson, and his sisters-in-law Karen McNerney Adams and Janet (Michael) McNerney Demko, both of Houston, TX and by countless nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. A proud graduate of The College of Steubenville, Jim taught for over 30 years at Cornell School District in Coraopolis, PA where he was a beloved and vital fixture to both students and colleagues alike. He served for many years as the junior varsity football, golf, and baseball coach. He was also the longtime faculty director of the Key Club. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Visitation (masks are required) will take place at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care at 5405 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Twp., PA 15136 on Tuesday April 27th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Archangel Gabriel Parish (St Mary’s Church) 1011 Church Ave, McKees Rocks PA 15136 on Wednesday April 28th at 11:30 am (everyone please meet at church). Burial will take place at Holy Souls Cemetery, Coraopolis. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: The Food Pantry (Coraopolis Community Development), 411 Broadway St, Coraopolis, PA 15108 or The Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

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Jerry & Sharon Zemanek
Pat and Family, Our deepest condolences and prayers to hear the news of Jim's passing. It was always a joy to see him and talk to him about the kids and our families. He will be missed.
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