Judith Annie Welch

SALEM — Judith Annie Welch, 45, of Salem died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1972 in Wilmington, Del., the daughter of the late Wesley and Alice Ann (McCrae) Hoover.

Judith was last employed at Church Budget, was previously employed as a housekeeper for Holiday Inn Express and worked at Fresh Mark. She was Catholic by faith, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include a daughter, Angelina Welch of Salem; a sister, Cathy Merryman of Salem; and two brothers, Wesley Arden Hoover of Fort Collins, Colo., and James Hoover of Sacramento, Calif.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

Judith’s obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.