James W. Welsh

East Greenbush - James W. Welsh, 91, of East Greenbush, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020, at home surrounded by family


James was born in Albany the son of the late James K. and the late Helen M. Bailey Welsh.


Jim graduated high school and entered the Army and served 2 years. He then started work as an award winning Ford Mechanic and later retired in 1990 as a Maintenance Mechanic for East Greenbush DPW after 21 years of service. 

He was Predeceased by siblings Virginia Welsh, Lillian Dominski, Janet Wagner, Donald Welsh


Survivors include his wife Jane (White) Welsh,  
daughters Marsha (Howard) Horn, Barbara Lischak, Jeanne(Joseph) Beyor, son James (Cathy) Welsh Jr.

sisters Shirley Connell, MaryJane Leporta, , Helen DiTullio brother Frank Welsh

He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews

Friends may call from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Tuesday at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc., 165 Columbia Turnpike in Rensselaer immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jamess name to a charity of the donor's choice.