Audrey S. Welch

July 5, 1932 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 86)


Audrey Smith Welch of Silver Spring, MD, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at home in the prayerful embrace of her loving family.

Born in Washington, DC on July 5, 1932 to Russell and Mary Smith.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Welch (1998), her husband of 47 years. Mother of Thomas Jr.(Lynn), Sandra McCarthy (Kevin), Christine Clemmer (Albert), Russell, Patrick (Maja), Audrey Palmer, Catherine Civetti (Richard), Shawn (Christine), Casey, Kellett (Kimberly), Colin (Lori), and Brendan (Kimberly).  Sister of Ralph Smith and Alberta (Cis) Weinfield. Predeceased by brothers Russell, Frank, Raymond and James Smith, and a sister, Jean Pedone.  “Gran” to 35 cherished grandchildren, including the late Shamas Welch and Colleen Welch.  “Great-Gran” to 24.

The family will greet friends on Sunday, June 9th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 2900 Sandy Spring Road, Olney, Maryland.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 10 at 11 a.m. also at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD.

In lieu of flowers, tax-deductible donations may be sent to Rosaria Communities, 15400 Calhoun Drive, Suite 125, Rockville, MD 20855.


June 9, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
St. Peter's Catholic Church
2900 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD 20832

Mass of Christian Burial
June 10, 2019

St. Peter's Catholic Church
2900 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Olney, MD 20832

Interment following funeral service
June 10, 2019

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906


Rosaria Communities
15400 Calhoun Drive, Suite 125, Rockville MD 20855
Tel: 1-301-279-2020

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