Jacob Welch

Darlington – Jacob T. Welch, age 34, passed away at home in Darlington, PA on February 25, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Jacob was born on March 25, 1979, the only child of Raymond “Doc” Welch of Darlington, PA and Jonnette (Young) Welch from East Palestine, OH.

An alumni of East Palestine High School, Jacob was an avid bowler and belonged to several area PBA leagues. In summer months, he participated in numerous golf leagues. As a member of Highland VFW Post 5945, he was known for his humor, gentleness and his home made buckeyes.

Calling hours will be held at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, 60 West Martin St., East Palestine, OH on Saturday March 1, 2014 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.

Services will immediately follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Gene Hydrick officiating.

Interment will be at East Carmel Cemetery in Rogers, Ohio.

A memorial tribute will be held Saturday March 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm at Highland VFW located at 276 Park Rd, Beaver Falls PA.

Jacob will always be remembered for his caring and willingness to help others.

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