Barbara J. Welch, age 77, of Newark, passed away July 8, 2019 at Altercare Newark North where she had been a resident.
She was born September 22, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio to the late William R. and Edith (Varner) Williams.
Barbara sold real estate in the area for decades and was part owner and broker of Hart Real Estate in Heath. She enjoyed taking walks outside and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Vonda Welch of Heath and Veda Welch of Charlotte, NC; a son, William Welch of Rock Hill, SC. Additionally she is survived by her grandchildren, Brian Osterloh, Brittany Hampton, Nadine Atherton, Natalie Napper, Thaddeus Hubble, Elijah Hubble, Danielle Welch, William Welch, and Matthew Cremeans. Also, great grandchildren, Austin Atherton, Russell Atherton, Aubree Osterloh, Hunter Otis, and Olivia Hampton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Beverly Williams and Marilyn Williams.
No calling hours or services will be observed.
A private celebration of life for family and close friends will take place.
The Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath is assisting the Welch family with arrangements.
Thoughts and Prayers
My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of Barbara Welch. My mom and your were friends many years ago when I was a teenager.