Rose Welch, age 96, of Rego Park, NY, beloved wife of the late Michael Welch, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at Long Island Jewish Hospital, Forest Hills, NY. Rose was born in Lodz, Poland on April 21, 1921. She was a holocaust survivor and remained brave and strong throughout her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Schwartz and her husband, Marty of Trumbull, her grandchildren, Michael and his wife, Jill, of Scarsdale, NY and Allyson Mandelbaum and her husband, Bryan, of Fairfield; her great grandchildren, Chase, Noah, Abbie and Saisha. Funeral services will be held at The Sanctuary of Abraham and Sarah at Cedar Park Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue, Westwood, NJ at 12:30 pm on Sunday, January 28th. Shiva will be observed at the Schwartz residence in Trumbull on Sunday, January 28th from 6-9pm. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Kennedy Center, Inc., 2440 Reservoir Avenue, Trumbull, CT 06611 att: The Schwartz Family Endowment Fund.