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Can't believe he is gone.  Rest in Peace.
1 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“From the time I began working with him, Sean was always the guy who gave the unvarnished truth. He was a straight shooter who always knew what to say...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sad ...I am sure that his friends in my home town of Emporium PA will be missing him this fall. Rest in peace Sean. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Carole O'Malley - Rochester, NY

“Mr. Welch was truely one of a kind. He always knew how to brighten and enlighten the minds of his students, and make us smile reguardless of the...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Max Stuart - Emporium, PA

“This is heartbreaking. I've enjoyed Sean's friendship for all 21 years I've lived in Olean. Such a distinctive, forceful personality--such an...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Joel Benington - Olean, NY

“You'll forever be my favorite teacher from Cameron County. Your family and friends are in my prayers. Fly high. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Meghan Sherry - Emporium, PA

“Thinking of you all in this sad time of Sean's sudden passing. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Sheryl Orlowski - Austin, PA

“Sean I miss you ... we have been the best of friends for 33 years ... my parents were your Canadian parents and they loved you dearly ... I went to...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Lorraine Humphrey - Stouffville, ON

“Your witty inspiration and caring soul will be missed. Rip my friend. My condolences to the family and all whose lives you touched ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Corry Martin - Olean, NY

“To my friend, you will truly be missed. I enjoyed our many times toghther. I will always be thankful for your help in math. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Lennard Everitt - Olean, NY

“God speed my brother. I remember the good times in high school. Rest peacefully. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Darrin Cowher - Cleveland, OH

“Sorry for your loss. Sean and I were friends in high school. Very sorry to hear of his passing. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Brian Clayson - Olean, NY

“So sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Rest in peace our friend. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Larry and Penny Kahle - Eldred, PA

“So sorry to hear the sad news of Sean's passing. There are no words to express my sorrow. I will miss Sean's kindness, sharp wit and great stories. ...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Jen McCullough - Olean, NY

“SeanYou did it your way. You influenced many students with your humor and wit. You made a difference bud. Love and prayers to your family and friends...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Transue - Smethport, PA

“So sorry for your loss. Your family and friends are in my prayers. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Beverly Largent - Kingsport, TN

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Sean was born on October 24, 1966 and passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017.

Sean was a resident of Eldred, New York at the time of passing.

Mr. Welch was a 1985 graduate of Olean High School where he played varsity football and was the 1984 recipient of the Hookey Frey Award.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday (August 12, 2017) at 8:30am at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Cameron County SPCA or to a charity of the donor's choice.