Julie A. Welsh, 70, of North East and formerly of Meadville, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence.
She was born April 16, 1943, in Meadville, a daughter of the late Andy F. and Alice J. Wooden Waid. She married Robert T. Welsh in 1972 and he preceded her in death in 1984.
Julie was a 1961 graduate of Meadville High School and a graduate of the former Erie Commercial College. She worked as an administrative assistant at the Erie office of the state Dept. of Revenue for 18 years, retiring in 2003. She previously worked as an office assistant for Dr. James Schauble, Erie and as a medical transcriptionist at Doctors Osteopathic Hospital.
Julie was of the Methodist faith. She had a great love of animals including her cat, dogs and, most recently, alpacas. She enjoyed reading, playing Sudoku and spending time with her many friends including her “Curves” friends.
Survivors include cousins and many friends.
A graveside funeral service will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Greendale Cemetery, 700 Randolph St., Meadville, with Jim Potratz, friend, officiating, and interment to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Rd., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Arrangements are under the direction of Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, where memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net.