Father Richard C. Welshpassed from this life on April 6, 2020 at the age of 85.
Father Welsh was born on October 8, 1934 in Ferndale, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.
Father Welsh served as Pastor of St. Dorothy Parish, Center Line and Holy Innocents Parish, Roseville. He served as Associate Pastor of St. Kieran Parish, Shelby Township; St. Anne Parish, Warren; St. Anthony Parish, Belleville; and Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Harper Woods. Father Welsh also served as Chaplain at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township.
We are anticipating that a Memorial Mass will be offered for Father Welsh at a later date.
Father Welsh is predeceased by his parents, Joseph Patrick Welsh and Ruth Ariel (Skinner) Welsh; brother, Jack (John) Welsh; and sisters, Catherine Reimer and Patricia St. Dennis. He is survived by his brothers, Basil (Judy) Welsh and Michael Welsh; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Please keep Father Welsh in your prayers.