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Mary C. Welly

Mrs. Welly

Mary C. Welly, 92, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin.

Mary was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Wyandot County, to the late John and Hilda (Gutenberg) Davidson. On July 23, 1946, at Our Lady of Consolation Church in Carey, she married Arthur J. Welly, and he preceded her in death Jan. 5, 2017.

Survivors include her two sons, James A. (Robin) Welly and Timothy E. (Beth) Welly; three daughters, Catherine A. (Laurence) Kelbley, Rebecca L. (Donald) Gosche and Mary Jo (Kevin) Kurtz; son-in-law, Larry A. Kennedy; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Winifred Ohlinger, Irene Cass and Jessie Farley; and two brothers, Bill (Pork) and Ralph (Dorothy) Davidson.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter, Clara J. Kennedy; four brothers, Edward, John “Barney,” Donald and Mark Davidson; and two sisters, Rachel Long and Shirley Ellison.

Mary retired from Ameriwood Industries, Tiffin, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. Mary was a graduate of Salem High School in Wyandot County.

A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. The rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the Mass.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. Burial will follow services on Wednesday at the parish cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Fund.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.