Deaths Death Notices
WELTON, Barbara J. "Barb"
WELTON - Barbara J. "Barb" Of Columbus, OH, passed peacefully,
January 5, 2017, at the age of 95. A native resident of East Aurora, NY, was born November 2, 1922. Following
graduation from East Aurora in 1939, Barb pursued an educational background receiving degrees from Kent State and Syracuse Universities. She served as the youngest Dean of Women at Utica College at age 24 and named in Who's Who of American University of Women. She later became Dean of Elmira College, NY and Wilson
College, PA. Barb left education in 1978 to become the Administrative Director of the Girl Scouts of America, Columbus Council and retired in 1983. Survivors include nieces and nephews Gerald Hughes, Patricia Eaton, Edna Nostrant, Joseph McCormick, Durward (Dorathy) Keller, Patricia S. Keller along with many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Barb requested her body be donated to OSU for research. A celebration of her life will be held April 22, 2017 at The East Aurora Christian Church at 11 AM. Donations may be contributed to Charity Newsies, 4300 Indianola Ave. Columbus, OH 43214 or Wesley Glen Hospice, 5155 N. High Street, Columbus, OH. 43214.