John Welch

November 27, 1952 - October 23, 2018

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John “Jackie” “Frankie” Francis Welch, 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He was born in Covington, KY to parents, Elizabeth Rolfes and John Edward Welch, both who preceded him in death. He was part of a large family of 8 brothers, 3 sisters, 14 nieces and nephews, 13 great-nieces and nephews and a host of other extended family members and friends. Jackie was a long-time member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, a member of the Holy Name Society and active in various ministries through St. Benedict Church. Jackie loved his family, especially his many nieces and nephews. He enjoyed doing ceramics and making gifts for his family. A Visitation will take place on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 12:00 P.M. (Noon) until the Eulogy at 1:00 P.M. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 P.M. at St. Benedict Church, 338 East 17th Street, Covington, KY 41014. Interment: Mother of God Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hospice, 483 South Loop, Edgewood, KY 41017 or St. Benedict Church. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


Becky Wolnitzek - Nov 9, 2018

Dear Welch family: My deepest condolences are sent for your family. My mom is Anne Kaeff, who loved and respected Jack and your mom very much. I was lucky enough to meet Jack on a couple of occasions and he was a great guy. Mom told me how much he loved going to mass, lighting candles and saying prayers for so many ppl. He was a faithful servant. My mom misses her daily phone calls from Jack. God Bless.
Becky Wolnitzek

Cecil & Terry Weatherford - Oct 29, 2018

We are so very sorry to hear of Jackies passing. He was a very nice man and always ask about our girls. Your family is in our prayers.

PatMcCormack - Oct 29, 2018

Jackie was a special person at st Bens he will be missed by all

Dan Stewart - Oct 25, 2018

Cheri and Family
Barb and I send our deepest sympathy for you loss.
I hope you can find peace in knowing that Jack is with your mom and dad once again.

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