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Kathryn (Welch) Tinker

September 21, 1942


Kathryn (Welch) Tinker

Kathryn (Welch) Tinker, 75, a resident of Bean Hill in  Northfield for over 50 years died at the Mountain Ridge-Genesis Center in Franklin ,  Saturday, May 5, 2018 following a short period of failing health.  She was born Portsmouth, September 21, 1942, daughter of Harold Welch and mother, Doris Odette Welch.   She spent her youth in Franklin and graduated from Franklin High School. She lived with her daughter and family in Tilton for the past six years.  She worked for over 30 years at the Mountain Hollow Egg Farm in Northfield owned by Louie Croteau.   She enjoyed sharing life with her children, grand and great-grandchildren. Her favorite activities were to tend her flower gardens and feed the birds.  She always had a great fondness for animals, especially horses.  Kathy pretty much always had a smile for others.  She was predeceased by her parents,  a brother, Gilbert Welch  and a son, Ronald Tinker who died in 2015.

She leaves, her daughter, Lynn M. Marcoux and her husband Steven of Tilton

Grandchildren, Toni Marcoux Drapeau and her husband, Scott Drapeau of Hill, Danielle Marcoux of Tilton and Grant Tinker of Newport, NH.

Great-grandchildren, Katy Drapeau and Bailey Drapeau of Hill,  Austin and Braydon Rix of Tilton

Her brother, Ronald Welch and his wife Ellen of Colorado

Nieces and nephews

Longtime friends, Jane Guilmain and Helen and Irvin Phillips. 

According to her wishes, calling hours will not be held.   A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 3:00 PM in Franklin Cemetery in Franklin. 

Assisting with arrangements is the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Kathryn’s name to the Humane Society, P. O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247-0572 or to the Animal Shelter, P. O. Box 265, Franklin, NH 03235-0265.

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