Harry C. Welch Jr. of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 87

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Harry C. Welch Jr. of Port Jervis, N.Y., passed away at his home on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. He was 87.

Son of the late Harry C. Welch Sr. and Lucy Traver, he was born on June 11, 1931, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Harry proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a repairman in the oil industry in Poughkeepsie.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn L. Sickles Welch, at home; son, Harry C. Welch III and wife, Rose, of Hyde Park, N.Y.; step-son, Robert Harbeck and his wife, Nicole, of Milford, Pa.; step-daughter, Heather Powers and husband, David, of Poughkeepsie; and grandchildren, Willow Welch, Camron and Nathan Harbeck, Adrianna, Deanna, and Julianna Powers.

He was predeceased by his sister Alice Hummel and his brother Robert Welch.

Cremation was to take place privately at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Arrangements were made by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis.

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