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In Memory of Scott Welch

Scott F. Welch (80), formerly of Belvidere, NJ, and founder of Bowers Schumann & Welch Insurance Agency in Washington, NJ, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2019, at his home in Forks Township, PA. His loving family was by his side. To those who knew Scott, he was the legendary leader who turned Bowers, Schumann & Welch from a one-man agency into a top 100 broker in America. He was a mentor, entrepreneur, community leader and above all, a family man. He was passionate about integrity, believing his word was his bond and inspired each of us to pursue our dreams and to make a difference in the world. He had many accomplishments and awards, but his legacy rests with the countless people who he loved and who loved him. He will be especially missed by his loving wife of 60 years Henrietta, daughter Jody, son Todd, his 9 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren as well as his 5 brothers and many in-laws. Son Glen passed in March of this year. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glen R. Welch Scholarship Fund at Charter Partners Institute using the link to the right. 

The family is holding a private service this week and will be hosting a celebration of life in his honor on January 18th. More details to follow.

Thank you,

The Welch Family

Todd Welch

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