RTNDA's Noreen Welle Passes
January 2, 2007 at 5:01 AM (PT)
RTNDA VP/Communications NOREEN WELLE died DECEMBER 29 in BALTIMORE after a year-long battle with multiple myeloma at 57. WELLE joined the news directors' organization in SEPTEMBER 1997 and was upped to VP in 2005. She previously served as Exec. Editor of BUILDER MAGAZINE.
A memorial service is scheduled for WEDNESDAY at ST. MARK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in VIENNA, VA. Donations in lieu of flowers are being taken by the MULTIPLE MYELOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 383 MAIN AVE., 5th Floor, NORWALK, CT 06851; the LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR, JEANNE JUGAN CENTER, 8745 JAMES A. REED RD., KANSAS CITY, MO 64138-4490; and the RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWS DIRECTORS FOUNDATION, 1600 K ST. NW, Suite 700, WASHINGTON, DC 20006.