Predeceased by his wife and best friend Susanne “Sue” Welch (2010). Mel will be forever missed and lovingly remembered by his children, Doug (Marie) and Steve (Jacquie). Loving Grandfather to Christopher (Caitlin), Justin, Nicholas, Mackenzie and Taylor Welch, Mike, Kristine and Matthew Petitta. Cherished Great Grandpa of Aislynn and Emmytt Welch. Mel will be fondly remembered by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Arrangements through Forest City Cremation. As per Mel’s wishes there will be no service at this time.