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Obituary: Edith Anne Welch

by: Robin Hartill Managing Editor

Edith Anne Welch, 73, of Longboat Key and Falmouth, Mass. and formerly of Boston, died Dec. 20.

Born in 1936, in Lawrence, Mass., Mrs. Welch grew up in Andover, Mass. and graduated from Boston University. She worked as a residential real-estate broker in Newton, Mass.

Mrs. Welch was a member of Cedars Tennis & Fitness Club, the Longboat Key Club and Resort, the Harvard Clubs of Boston and Sarasota, Woods Hole Golf Club, in Falmouth, the Longwood Cricket Club, in Chestnut Hill, Mass., and the Menauhant, in East Falmouth, Mass.

Mrs. Welch was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Welch Sr. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Maheras, of Brookline, Mass.; sons Peter, of Swampscott, Mass., and B. Charles, of Northampton, Mass.; brothers Gil, Jim and David Bamford; sisters Marian Smith, Jacqueline Moran and Roberta Banan; and 10 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Fessenden School, 250 Waltham St., West Newton, Mass. 02465, or the Dana Hall School, 45 Dana Road, Wellesley, Mass. 02482.

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