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Michael H. Welsch, age 69, passed away on April 21, 2022 at Rex/UNC Heart & Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, NC. Born on May 19, 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA; he was the son of Lois Stahle Welsch, of Monroe Township, NJ and the late John A. Welsch, husband of Kathy Durben Welsch, of Raleigh and brother of Jack (Mary Jo) Welsch, of Delaware.


Michael graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College with Bachelor Degrees in Business and Economics. Introduced by family and college friends, Michael and Kathy enjoyed 40 years together, with never a dull moment. They married on December 26, 1992 after relocating to Raleigh. He had a long career within the Mortgage industry, retiring from Genworth (formerly GE Mortgage).


Because Michael loved dogs so dearly, in lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation to the Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue or to a No-Kill Animal Shelter of your choosing.