Vale Mrs Eileen Welch

We are thrilled that Mrs Eileen Welch, then 106 years-old, who features in our ‘Grave Tales: Bruce Highway’ book, had the chance to read it!

Mrs Welch pictured with her very handsome husband, Thomas (departed) was five when a cyclone hit Mackay. Mrs Welch lived in George Street, and her family survived, but Thomas, a young boy then, lost his mother, Sarah, and five siblings.

Our story features the Welch family and was prepared with their kind assistance.

Vale Mrs Welch: Thank you to Cathy, Mrs Welch’s great-granddaughter who advised us that Eileen passed away in April 2019 aged 107. Vale to an amazing lady.