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Susan R. Welty

June 29, 1949 — June 14, 2023

Susan R. Welty, age 73, passed away on June 14, 2023.

She was born on June 29, 1949, in Canton, Ohio, to Doyle and Corinne (Heinbuch) Tripp.

Susan was a 1967 graduate of Canton South High School; employed by American Electric Power for 30 + years; member of Asbury United Methodist Church and Canton & Buckeye Corvette Club.

Those left to cherish her memory are sister, Karlene Riley; brother, Denis (Anita) Tripp; nephew, Kevin Riley (Suzi Sutton), John Riley Jr.; nieces, Thea (Matt) McCoury, Kristina (Jonathan) Greene, Laura Owen; stepchildren, Julie, Jenny, Mike; great nieces, Emma, Fiona, Addison.

Susan was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Welty; son, Dennis Selegean; and fiancé, Bob Foltz.

A private grave service will be held at Fort Laurens Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to Asbury United Methodist Church: 7344 Ridge Ave SE, East Sparta, Ohio 44626 or The Truman House: 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S. Canton, OH 44707. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at

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