Helen Ann Welsh Hardy, a retired family practice attorney who had been active in her family's Baltimore restaurant, died of cancer July 27 at her Glen Arm home.
She was 84.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Orchards, she was the daughter of the well-known restaurateur Martin J. Welsh and Nell Cockey Welsh.
In a memoir, Ms. Hardy recalled her father and his restaurants, saying she "grew up in the lively company of Baltimore journalists, judges and politicians who frequented our home and his popular restaurants, House of Welsh, Marty's and Marty's Park Plaza."
The House of Welsh, founded by her ancestors, was on Guilford Avenue near City Hall. Marty's was...