Betty A. Welcker, 93, of McKeesport, died Monday, November 6, 2017 at Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. Born in McKeesport, February 5, 1924, she was the retired secretary to the Dean of Student Affairs at the McKeesport Campus of Penn State University. She was a member of McKeesport Presbyterian Church, volunteered at McKeesport Hospital and the Latterman Clinic, and was a graduate of McKeesport High School. Daughter of the late James and Lillian Webb Cardwell; wife of the late Howard F. Welcker; sister of the late Jane Moffitt and Tom and James Cardwell; she is survived by her son, Paul F. Welcker of Monroeville; daughter, Karen (Bob) Brown of Chester, VA; sister in law, Evelyn Barrett of White Oak; also by nieces and nephews and 3 grand dogs. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A service will be held Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11 AM in McKeesport Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James P. Leuenberger officiating, with visitation beginning at 10 AM in the church chapel. Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to an animal shelter of your choice.
Originally published November 07, 2017.