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October 21, 2013

Daniel R. Welsh

WILLIAMSFIELD — Daniel R. Welsh, age 60, of Williamsfield, Ohio, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at his home.

Born March 22, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pa., he was a son of Charles L. Welsh and Shirley L. (Gregory) Vidonic. Dan was a 1971 graduate of Hopewell High School in Aliquippa, Pa.; and a 1976 graduate of Edinboro College. Formerly of Hammondsville, Ohio, he resided in Williamsfield since 1981.

Dan was a partner since 1981 at Haines Marine Service in Andover, Ohio. He formerly was a math and science teacher in Hammondsville, Ohio.

Dan was a member of the Andover Christian Church, where he participated in Bible studies, Awana, and Fifth Quarter.

He loved to spend time with his grandchildren; enjoyed hunting, snow skiing, scuba diving, riding his motorcycle, and landscaping. He was a talented woodworker; enjoyed collecting various wines; and received his skydiving certificate.

Dan is survived by his wife, Marie E. (Wnek) Welsh of Williamsfield, whom he married June 18, 1977; his daughter, Jaime M. Welsh of Williamsfield; his son, Craig D. (Jennifer) Welsh of Wayne Township, Ohio; granddaughter, Brittany Southwick; grandson, Kaden Welsh; granddaughter, Taylor Welsh; his mother, Shirley L. Vidonic of Aliquippa, Pa.; brother, Mark (Janet) Welsh of Linesville, Pa.; brother, Kerry (Barbara) Welsh of Wellsburg, W.Va.; sister, Laurie Pickens of Aliquippa, Pa.; brother, Rory "Chip" (Lori) Welsh of Aliquippa, Pa.; brother, Shawn (Sharon) Welsh of Aliquippa, Pa.; his brother-in-law, Andrew J. Wnek Jr. of Edinboro, Pa.; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and close friend and business partner, Dave (Cyndee) Haines.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles L. Welsh; his step-father, William Vidonic; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Andrew J. Wnek Sr. and Eleanor E. Wnek.

A Funeral Service will be held 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24th, at the Andover Christian Church, Stillman Ave., Andover, Ohio, with Pastor Robert Gears officiating. Cremation will follow services.

Calling Hours will be on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Andover Christian Church, P.O. BOX 1268, Andover, Ohio 44003.

BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE, 134 Prospect St., Andover, Ohio, handled arrangements with an online guestbook available at and

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