Beatrice O. Welch, 84, of Milan, NH passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, August 29, 2016.
She was born on December 8, 1931 in Berlin, NH, the daughter of Argenas and Anna (Roy) Croteau. She was a communicant of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. She was employed with Brown Company for many years.
She is survived by her son, Richard Peloquin and wife Murielle Comeau-Peloquin of Nova Scotia, and two daughters, Gloria Sinibaldi and husband Joey of Milan and Denise Costello and husband Lance of Concord, NH, daughter-in-law Nancy Miller of Portland, Oregon and step-daughter Gail Welch and partner Trudi Richmond and step-son, Michael Welch and partner George Burr. She also leaves two sisters, Therese Fortier and Rolande Levesque of Berlin; sisters-in-law Doris Croteau, Therese Croteau and Lorraine Croteau of Berlin and brother-in-law, Luc Vachon of Florida. She leaves ten grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents and husband Ralph Peloquin and husband Calvin Welch as well as four brothers, Josephat Croteau, Gerard Croteau, Rosario and Romeo Croteau; five sisters, Albertine Landry, Lorraine Vachon, Clarisse Labrecque, Simone Lavoie and Lucia Dupuis and step-son Andy Miller.
In accordance with her wishes, a private service will be held at a later date. Everyone who remembers her is asked to celebrate her life in their own way. In lieu of flowers, the family would hope that you will do an unexpected act of kindness for someone in her honor. Arrangements are entrusted to the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin & Gorham, NH. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.bryantfuneralhome.net