PLATTSBURGH — Elnora (Ellie) Welch, 89, of 11 Holland Avenue, Plattsburgh, N.Y. and most recently Village At Westerville, Westerville, Ohio, passed away March 22, 2014 at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville Ohio under the care of Hospice.
She was born in St. Louis, Mo. on March 18, 1925 the daughter of Charles and Frances Harris.
She graduated from Lucy Flower Technical High School in Chicago Ill. She married Lloyd Welch in 1946. Her first job was doing promotional sales for Peter Pan. Later she was a cook manager at Bailey Avenue School for more than 25 years until her retirement in 1988.
She was a member of American Legion Post 1619. She loved her flower gardens and cooking for everyone. Loved traveling with her family and going to casinos. She will be greatly missed.
Elnora was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her brother, Charles Harris; and infant daughter, Mary Welch.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Jung and her husband Dr. Michael Jung of Westerville Ohio; and son, William Welch and his wife Bonnie of Plattsburgh, N.Y. She is also survived by her sister, Dorothy Ziegler, of Chicago Ill.; and sister- in-law, Margaret Welch, of N.J.; and four grandchildren, Sarah Jung of Westerville, Ohio, Matthew Welch of Plattsburgh, N.Y., Katie Welch of Clifton Park, N.Y. and David Jung of Nashville, Tenn.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, N.Y. at the convenience of the family at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court street, Plattsburgh.
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