Rosilda E Welsh

June 29, 1924 –  May 3, 2020 

Rosilda E. (Parent) Welsh, 95, of Lincoln, died on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at the Lafayette Health Care Center in Franconia after a period of failing health.  She was born in Lincoln, NH on June 29, 1924, to Amos and Eva (Bellerose) Parent. 

Rosie attended Lincoln / Woodstock public schools.  She married James J. Welsh III on June 5, 1943, together they celebrated 34 years of marriage before his death in 1977.  She worked as a homemaker and later at the Burndy Corp. for several years.  She was a communicant at St. Joseph Catholic Church. 

Rosie is remembered for her green thumb.  She grew and canned her own vegetables, tended a huge raspberry patch, and was very proud of her Roses.  She loved to cook for her family and friends and was happiest when sitting at the table visiting and playing cards while enjoying a cup of coffee and homemade donuts and pie.

Rosie is predeceased by her parents, her husband of 34 years, James Welsh III, a daughter, Lillian Messina, two brothers, Robert and Sylvio Parent, and one sister Florence LaPointe.  She is survived by her son, James J. Welsh IV of Lincoln, a daughter Judith L. Cloutier and her husband Yvon of Belmont, NH, nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Rosie will be interred beside her husband at the Woodstock Cemetery in Woodstock, NH in a private service with immediate family in attendance.  Those who wish may make donations in memory of Rosilda Welsh to American Cancer Society, NH Chapter, 2 Commerce Dr. Suite 210, Bedford, NH 03110.

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