Catharine (Kitty) Ginn Welker of Kim­ber­ton, PA

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - NEWS -

Kitty Welker, age 79, passed away peace­fully Fri­day, Septem­ber 30, 2016 at Sea­sons Hos­pice in­pa­tient Unit while sur­rounded by her fam­ily. She was the beloved wife of Ge­orge W. Welker III with whom she shared 56 years of mar­riage. Born in Cleve­land, OH on March 21, 1937, she was the daugh­ter of Es­ther and Fran­cis Ginn.

She at­tended Univer­sity of Miami and grad­u­ated from the Univer­sity of Mary­land, and be­came a car­diac nurse in the Wash­ing­ton, DC area, and then the ad­min­is­tra­tor for their fam­ily busi­ness, Wel­pak As­so­ci­ates. She lived in Cleve­land, OH, Gates Mills, OH, Poolesville, MD, Eas­ton, MD and fi­nally set­tled in Downingtown and then Kim­ber­ton, PA.

Kitty had a pas­sion for the beach, boat­ing, wa­ter­sports, flower gar­den­ing, danc­ing (tap, Zumba, line, etc) and es­pe­cially her fam­ily and friends.

Sur­viv­ing to cher­ish lov­ing mem­o­ries of her are, in ad­di­tion to her hus­band, their chil­dren and spouses: Scott and Heidi Welker, Stacy and Fran­cis Bren­nan, and Todd and Melissa Welker. She also had seven grand­chil­dren whom she loved dearly in­clud­ing Kaitlin, Jonathan, Drew, Justin, Chad, Ni­cole and Caro­line.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 28, 2016 at 9:30 am at the Church of the Good Sa­mar­i­tan (212 West Lan­caster Ave., Paoli, PA 19301). Im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing will be a pri­vate grave­side cer­e­mony for her im­me­di­ate fam­ily. A Cel­e­bra­tion of Life will be held for Kitty and all of her fam­ily and friends from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Downingtown Coun­try Club (93 Coun­try Club Lane, Downingtown, PA 19335).

Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made in Kitty’s name to any of the fol­low­ing or­ga­ni­za­tions: Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety, Su­san G. Komen for the Cure, Sea­sons Hos­pice Foun­da­tion.

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