Michael H. Welsh

November 15, 1935January 16, 2019

WELSH, Michael H. of Selden, New York on January 16, 2019. Beloved husband of Joan F. Devoted stepfather of Kenton Ward and his wife Cheryl, Edwin Ward and his wife Jessica, Valarie Ward, June Barile and Elise Gavrock and her husband Ronnie. Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Nichole, Jacob, Philip and Krystal. Loving great grandfather of Jazlynn, Maxwell, Makaylyn, Aidan and Colin. Additionally, he leaves behind his devoted niece, Diane Emig, and her extended family.

Michael was decorated Marine who served his country during the Korean War. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, son of Henry and Margaret Welsh. Throughout his life he remained close to his family, which included his brother Jimmy and sisters Gert and Dottie.

When he and Joan married, they moved to Long Island. Upon retirement, they relocated to Pennsylvania where they enjoyed many years in a lovely home in the midst of the beautiful Poconos.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, 2326 Middle Country Road, Centereach. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday 9:45 A.M. at St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, Selden. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.


  • Visitation Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 22, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Michael H. Welsh

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