Evelyn Loretta (Welsh) Dixon, 90, of The Birches at Arbour Square, Harleysville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013. She was the widow of James Ray Dixon who predeceased her in 1998. She was formerly from Cape May, New Jersey.
Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Loretta (Lambert) Welsh.
She worked as a bookkeeper for the United States Government for many years. She was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church of Pennsburg, a member of Christ Child Society of Cape May, NJ; NARFE, and was an officer in the Disabled American Veterans organization.
She is survived by her daughter, Dawn, wife of Robert Ellis of Pennsburg; her siblings, Dorothy McLaughlin of Sebastian, FL, James Welsh of Florida, John Welsh of Philadelphia, and Kathryn R. Bourquin of Sewell, NJ. She was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Welsh, Jr. She has three grandchildren, Robert, Jr., Timothy and Daniel; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Ryan, Eric, Baeley, Fionnbarr, Brittney, Matthew, and Mychal.
There will be a calling hour from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on May 4 at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 1325 Klinerd Road, Pennsburg, officiated by Rev. Robert A. Roncase. Burial will be private in Cape May County Veterans Cemetery in Cape May Court House, NJ. Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home of East Greenville. Share memories and offer words of comfort to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Pennsburg, PA; or The Christ Child Society of N. Cape May, NJ – PO Box 882, N. Cape May, NJ 08204 or The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Upper Perk, C/O Elsie Antonio 3020 Finland Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073.