Elnora ‘Teddy’ Welts

Posted Feb. 10, 2013, at 7:52 p.m.

GUILFORD – Elnora “Teddy” Welts, 88, died Feb. 9, 2013, at her home. She was born May 1, 1924, in Monson, the daughter of Ruth Shaw.

Teddy was an excellent cook, an avid gardener, and was a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her son, Philip Welts and his wife, Mary, of Orland; a daughter, Sherry Welts-Murphy of Sebec; three grandchildren, Johannah Burdin of Portland, Jacob Burdin and his wife, Deidra, of Sebec and Keagan Welts of Bucksport; and great-grandchildren, Morgan Welts and Kaylin Welts of Bucksport, Taylor Burdin and her husband, Nicholas Strout, of Sangerville, Ella Burdin of Portland and Jude Burdin of Sebec. She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd D. Welts.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. July 13 at Elmwood Cemetery, Guilford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.