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Pat Welch

March 02, 1951 - January 24, 2013

Pat Welch, age 61 of Naperville and formerly of Darien and Rockford, IL. Passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. Born March 2, 1951 in Rockford, IL. Cherished wife of Tom Welch, wedded on August 4th, 1973. Beloved mother of Kevin (Heather) Welch of Somonauk, IL and Katie (Bryan) Kaczmarek of Naperville, IL. Loving Gramma of Aiden Kaczmarek. Dear Aunt of Courtney (Jason) Keaton, Matt (Hayley) Welch, Jamie (Jamie) Chivis, and Mark Welch. Preceded in death by her Parents: Ted and Lucille Mertel and Sister: Rita Fowler. Pat will forever be remembered for her cooking, baking and her generous spirit, always putting the needs of otherís first! Special thank you to Marchelle and Sam and St. Thomas Hospice.

Visitation: Tuesday, January 29th 6:00-9:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540.

Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, January 30th 11:00 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL 60540.

Family and friends will gather Thursday, January 31st 2:30 PM at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, for final inurnment.

For info., 630-355-0213

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