First Posted: 7/18/2007
Claude L. Welcome Sr., Clarks Summit, died Saturday morning at home. His wife Josephine Lafray Welcome died on November 1, 2000. Born in Ausable Forks, he was the son of the late Ambrose and Hattie Bombard Welcome. He has resided in Clarks Summit for the past 50 years and prior to retirement was the Vice President for Sprauge and Henwood. He was a member of the Our Lady of the Snows Church, Clarks Summit. Surviving are one daughter, Bonnie Pentasuglio, and husband Marti, Clarks Summit; two sons, Claude Welcome Jr., and wife Karren, Clarks Summit and Michael P. Welcome, and wife Bernadine, Clarks Summit; three grandchildren, Scott Pentasuglio, Kerri and Amy Welcome; four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Pentasuglio. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday at Our Lady of the Snows Church, 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment will be in Abington Hills Cemetery. Arrangements from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Memorials may be made to the Our Lady of the Snows Church, Clarks Summit.