Janet C. (Crossman) Welch

November 16, 1923 ~ February 24, 2020 (age 96)


Janet C. Welch, 96, of East Syracuse passed away Monday at Menorah Park.  Janet was a lifelong Communicant of St. Matthew’s Church in East Syracuse.  She loved to travel, was an avid knitter and loved puzzles.  She retired as a telephone  operator from New York Telephone and also worked for Southern Bell.

She is predeceased by her husband, William; her son, Douglas; sisters, Elizabeth Brady and Rita Kelleher; brothers, Karl, John and Bernard Crossman; nephews, Richard Walker, Gregory Walker, Joseph Brady and Mark Kelleher.  She is survived by her son, Michael (Marlene) Welch; her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Welch; her grandchildren, William (Elizabeth) Welch, Peter Welch and Mary Welch, Kelly (Raymond) Fernandez, Jennifer Welch (Enrique Cruz); her great grandchildren, Raymond and Kellen.

Funeral services are Saturday at 9:30 AM at Mathewson-Forani Funeral Home, Inc. and 10 AM in St. Matthew’s Church. Burial will Follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours are Friday from 4-7 at the funeral home, 206 Kinne St., East Syracuse.

The family would like to thank the staff at Menorah Park for their loving care provided to Janet.

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February 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mathewson-Forani Funeral Home, Inc.
206 Kinne St.
East Syracuse, New York 13057

Funeral Service
February 29, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Matthew's Church
229 W. Yates St.
East Syracuse, New York 13057

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