Arthur E. Welch, Jr., 82, of Derry, NH died on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, in Derry, NH.
Mr. Welch was born on January 1, 1939, in Goffstown, NH, the son of the late Arthur E. and Avelda (Riehl) Welch.
Mr. Welch was a wonderful accordionist who for most of his life was self-employed in sharing his passion for the accordion. Most recently as proprietor of Accordion Connection. He played, taught, sold, and repaired accordions.
Members of his family include; his brother Merrill (Bonnie) Welch; sister Nancy (Dan) Zeller; his son, Arthur (Donna) Welch III; daughter Linda (Noe) Gonzalez; and grandchildren Allison, Zachary, Arthur IV, and Leah.
SERVICES: A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 15, 2021, 11:00 AM at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 172 King Street, in Boscawen. Please note current restrictions limiting funeral home capacity to no more than 50%. Those in attendance are respectfully requested to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. Interment will take place following at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH.
Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to www.phaneuf.net