WELSH, Jonathan 'Jon' - (1973 - 2019) - It is with profound sadness we announce that Jon passed away peacefully on November 17, 2019 at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington, after a courageous fight against cancer.
Beloved husband and best friend of Rae Ann Hunter. Loving and proud dad of Sophie and Jacob.
Cherished son of Susan Welsh, and Paul (Deb) Welsh. Much loved brother of Jeff Welsh (Sarah) and uncle of Emily and Madelyn. Cherished son in law of Rod and Barb Hunter and loved brother-in-law to Brad Hunter.
Much loved nephew of Lynn (Rich) McKerracher, Jonathan (Dawn) Barber, Mark Barber, and Paul (Amy) Barber. Predeceased by grandparents Albert (Mary Welsh), Elizabeth Welsh, Albert Barber, and Doris Barber Goodbrand.
Jon was a good man. A gentle, kind, and humble man. He deeply loved Rae, Sophie, Jacob, his family, and many friends. Jon was known as a hardworking man and talented drummer. He worked for many years at Brown Packaging, now Cascades Packaging-Paper in Burlington.
We are richer for having known and loved him and poorer by his passing.
Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home "Burlington Chapel" 2241 New St. on Monday November 25, from 10am, until time of Memorial Service at 11am. Reception will follow at the funeral home.
A celebration of Jon's life will take place in the new year, details will be announced.
A special thank you to the nurses and volunteers at Carpenter Hospice who cared for Jon with compassion and dignity.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Carpenter Hospice