James Welch

James B Welch Jr.

Wednesday, July 21st, 1943 - Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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James B. Welch, 76 of Linwood passed on Thursday May 21st, 2020 at his home with his son and daughter by his side. He fought his fight, for he was known for his will, determination, and being the hardest working man ever. Jim was born in Atlantic City, where he loved to share his beautiful stories for his love of the “Old Atlantic City” He made some of his fondest memories and the one that meant the most to him was when he met the love of his life, Angelina, at the age of 15. They married on September 26th, 1964 and from there they built the strongest foundation that led to a marriage of love and teamwork which gave them a lifetime of beautiful memories. Jim was a hard-working, ambitious young man who started work at the age of 13 and from there became the most knowledgeable tradesman from learning the floor business at Avalon Tile at age 16. Then becoming a member of the carpenters union for 50 years while serving as a Atlantic City Fire Fighter for 25 years. Well not only did he work two jobs most of his life, he fit in some hobbies, but not just one! He enjoyed hunting, taxidermy, ham radios, fishing, golfing, and then started making and selling bucktails and custom fishing poles. His favorite hobby became model trains which he enjoyed with his grandsons. After retirement his favorite title became “Poppy”. Jim’s love of his life was his two grandsons, Chuckie and Angelo. He was their #1 fan in everything they did. Predeceased by his loving wife Angelina Welch Rossini. Survived by his loving daughter Angelina Barron(Keith) and his son Jimmy Welch(Sophia) and his grandsons Chuckie and Angelo. Jim’s life will be celebrated with a procession at Adams Perfect Funeral Home at 11:45am sharp, 1650 New Road Northfield, NJ 08225. Which will proceed to Laurel Memorial , 2301 English Creek Ave, EHT 08234 cemetary. In lue of flowers, donations can be made in memory of James Welch to the Lung Cancer Society. A live stream of the graveside service will be held at 12:30pm, on Sunday, May 24th

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  • Interment

    Sunday, May 24th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Sunday, May 24th, 2020 12:00pm
    Laurel Memorial Park
    2301 English Creek Avenue
    POMONA, NJ 08240
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Barb Ruane

Posted at 11:21am
We are so so sorry about the loss of your dad. Pat, especially enjoyed seeing him at the boy’s sporting events and catching up with him, reliving old memories of ACFD. Your love and devotion to your dad was undeniable and I know he left this world feeling blessed, totally loved and cared for. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. xo
Pat and Barb Ruane

John M.DiMatteo, Jr

Posted at 07:09am
Jimmy and family , sorry for your loss sending prayers to you at this time!

John M. DiMatteo, Jr & Dawn

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