Jean B. Welty September 25, 1929 - May 17, 2018

Jean B. Welty, 88, of Emmaus, passed away May 17, 2018 in the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest. She was the wife of William J. Welty. They would have been married for 66 years this June. Jean was born in Allentown a daughter of the late Walter T. and Dorothy (Bittner) Bankhard. She was a graduate of Allentown High School Class of 1947. Jean was a clerk for the Alfred Newhard Insurance Agency for many years before retiring from Rodale. She was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church, Allentown and a member of former St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Allentown.

Survivors: Husband; Daughter, Jan E. Smith of Wescosville; Grandchildren: Zachary, Alena and Jacob; Brother-in-law, Julius Pasquariello; nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her sister and “Best Friend” Shirlee Pasquarillo.

Services: Noon Monday in the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. 274 North Krocks Road, Allentown. Call 11:00 A. M. – Noon Monday in the funeral home. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Allentown. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: Nativity Lutheran Church 4004 Tilghman St. Allentown, 18104.

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