WELCH : ARDEN
Peacefully at the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital (Perth Site) on Sunday December 3, 2017. Arden Welch of Elgin, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Bev Faivre for 57 years. Loved father of Debbie (Don) Gordon of Elgin, Katherine (Charles) Covey of Lyndhurst, Amy (Tom) Welch-Mavety of Elgin. Dear brother of Joan Ferguson of Kingston and Phyllis (Gene) Faivre of Elmira, New York. Predeceased by brothers; Cecil (Audrey) and Arnold Welch. Also survived by sisters-in-law; Geraldine Tucker and Lila Welch and brother-in-law, Jim (Ruth) Faivre. Predeceased by brothers-in-law; Harvey Ferguson and Leroy Tucker. Fondly remembered by grandchildren; Joseph (Ashley) Gordon, Daniel (Courtney) Gordon and Ashley (Cody) Michaud as well as seven great-grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place at Gananoque Cremation Services. The family will receive friends at the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Friday morning from 11 o'clock until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1 o'clock. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Elgin and Area Heritage Society, the South Crosby Recreation Fund (cheques made payable to the Township of Rideau Lakes) or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.