Kenneth A. Welch

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Kenneth A. Welch

December 24, 1928 - February 05, 2019

Kenneth A. Welch Raymond, NH - Kenneth A. Welch, 90, passed away February 5, 2019, at High Pointe Hospice in Haverhill with his loving family by his side.
Born in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Milfred H. and Emma (Rutkosky) Welch. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1947. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Kenneth was employed in retail advertising for the Haverhill Gazette and the Eagle Tribune. He loved spending time at the beach and his favorites were Old Orchard Beach and Ogunquit Beach. Known for his love of music, he played the organ in various bands. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family. Kenneth was a loving father, step-father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Karin B. Merrill of Raymond, N.H.; Kenneth M. Welch and Melissa J. Stone of Exeter, N.H.; five grandchildren, Jason Merrill, Jessica Merrill, Kenneth D. Welch, Corey E. Welch, Aubrey-Jean Louise Welch; his great-granddaughter Kiah Brun; his former wife Margaret (Casey) Williams; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Milfred and Ronald Welch.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, February 7, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will be on Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Primrose Street, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.
Published on February 6, 2019
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Mark Welch
Feb 07, 2019
Whenever I think of my Uncle Kenny I remember his love of music. Smoke gets in my Eyes by the Platters was one of his favorites and to this day remains very special to me. I remember him playing trombones, drums, and xylophone down in Grammy and Gramp’s basement and of course the gray painted upright piano in the parlor. In fact, he gave me one of his trombones which turned out to be a gateway instrument which led to my playing coronet and later the (just in time for the arrival of The Beatles) guitar. My Dad and his brother Kenny loved music so much. That gene was passed on to me as well as my son John.

Kenny was a great uncle and all of those that knew him will never forget his sense o
...f humor. When I think of you Kenny I will smile and remember…and will miss you always.Read more
Tim Brady
Feb 06, 2019
I worked with Ken for a number of years at the Eagle Tribune he was a mentor, a gentlemen and a pretty funny guy!. Most of all a pleasure to work with! Thoughts an Prayers go out to his family.