Evelyn Mary Lou Welsh
Evelyn Mary Lou Welsh, 86, passed away April 7, 2014. She is survived by John Carroll, her husband of 61 years; six children, Colleen Marie, Catherine Ann, Janet Elizabeth (Michael), Lawrence Steven, Bernadette Louise, and Joan Hillary (Steve); grandchildren, DeAnn Marie, Michael John, Burt Joseph (Chrystal), Ian Carroll (Lindsay), Christian Alexander, Joseph Ray, and Michael Gregory; great-grandchildren, Kiley and Kole; and sister-in-law, Sylvia Disernia.
In life she was a homemaker until the children were raised. She then was employed at the Rogue Valley YMCA. Mary Lou became a swimming instructor and developed and led various aquatic programs. She was a most active fundraiser at the YMCA and for all her achievements she was awarded a Gold Lifetime Membership.
Services will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Medford. Rosary will be at 8:00 a.m. followed by Mass at 8:30 a.m. A reception will follow immediately at the Parrish Hall. Interment will be at Eagle Point National Cemetery.