Joan C. Welch
October 14, 1937 ‒ April 07, 2016
Joan Carol (Mullins) Welch, 78, of Delaware, passed away April 7, 2016 at Willow Brook Christian Village, surrounded by her family.
She was born on October 14, 1937 in Hitchins, Kentucky to Everett H. and Vivian (Yates) Mullins. Preceded in death by her parents, Joan was also predeceased by her husband of 53 years, David Lee Welch (2011), her brother Charles Everett Mullins and her sister Dolly Ellen Mullins.
She is survived by her daughter, Shelly Welch (David) Fitzhugh, of Delaware.
Joan was a homemaker, always supporting her daughter and her husband in their varied interests and pursuits. She was employed as a manager at Swan Cleaners, as a private babysitter, and as the Housekeeping Manager of The Delaware Hotel until 2006. Joan enjoyed traveling with Shelly and David, visiting antique shows with her husband, gardening, spending time with friends and neighbors, and shopping with her daughter.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 13 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware; where memorial services will follow at 7:30 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com