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  • Charles M. Welden

  • Charles M. Welden, 71, of 2105 River Rd., Little Falls, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, May 9, 2012.

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  • Charles M. Welden, 71, of 2105 River Rd., Little Falls, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, May 9, 2012.
    He was born on Feb. 19, 1941, in Little Falls; the son of the late Ralph M. and Louise I. (Ryder) Welden. He was a graduate and valedictorian of the St. Johnsville High School Class of 1959. He was also a graduate of Union College, Schenectady, and Brown University, Rhode Island, where he received his master’s degree in geology.
    Mr. Welden was a science teacher for the Greenville Central School District in Greene County for 28 years.
    He was a member of St. John’s Reformed Church, St. Johnsville, where he served as treasurer and as a member of the church management team. He served as the town of Danube tax assessor from 1986 to 1997. He was currently serving the town of Danube as supervisor after being elected to that position in 1998. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, St. Johnsville, and an active member of the Indian Castle Church Restoration Society.
    He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Ralph D. and Linda Welden, of Little Falls; his niece, Stacey Miller, of Little Falls; and nephew, Christopher Welden, of Little Falls. He is also survived by three great-nephews, Travis Miller, Lucas Miller,and Andrew Welden. Also, his aunt, Nancy Carole Cunningham, of Pennsylvania; and several cousins.
    Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 14, 2012, at 10 a.m. from St. John’s Reformed Church, 68 W. Main St., St. Johnsville, with the Rev. Nancy Ryan and the Rev. David Plank officiating. Interment will take place in the Ostrander Cemetery, town of Danube.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 42 N. Ann St., Little Falls, on Sunday, May 13, 2012, from 3 to 6 p.m., and to attend the funeral services Monday morning.
    It is the wish of the family that contributions in memory of Mr. Welden be considered to the Indian Castle Church Restoration Society, P.O. Box 172, Little Falls, NY 13365, or to the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 15 Kingsbury Ave., St. Johnsville, NY 13452. Envelopes are also available at the funeral home for this purpose.
    Online remembrances at www.chapmanmoser.com.
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