Welty,  William Joseph

William Joseph Welty, 60 , died  10/27/06 in  Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ.  William lived in  Vienna, NJ (Independence Township) for 14 years coming from Hackettstown, NJ where he lived for 19 years and was born in Jersey City, NJ on 08/25/46.

Husband/Wife of: Donna (Mezzino) Welty

Son/Daughter of: late William H. and Evelyn (Grimes) Welty

Survived By: Wife-Donna at home
Son-Shawn Welty of Vienna
Daughter-Heather Welty, Hackettstown, NJ
1 Brother-Michael Welty, NH
2 Brothers in law-Domenic and Daniel Mezzino
1 Sister in law-Denise DeFelice

Occupation: He worked as a repairman for NJ Bell, retiring after 30 years of service. He then worked for Lucent Technologies for two years as a Technician. He was the owner and operator of Neptune's Scuba Diving Shop Sales and Instruction.

Veteran Info: He served four years in the US Navy

Additional Information:  Member of Our Lady of the Mountain R.C. Church where he taught CCD and Religious Education classes. He was also past president of the Schooley's Mountain Kennel Club, and a founding member of both the U.S. Neapolitan Mastif Club and the Garden State Neapolitan Mastif Club. He had just received the AKC Achievement Award in September.

Visitation: Wednesday, November 1, 2006, 6:00 - 9:00 PM at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Services: Mass on Thursday, November 2, 2006, 10:30 AM- Our Lady of the Mountain R.C. Church, Schooley's Mountain, NJ

In Lieu of Flowers: Memorial donations to the CJD Foundation, PO Box 5312, Akron, OH 44334

Interment: Private