Rosemary T. Abel, 87, passed away June 12, 2003 after a brief illness at the home of her nephew. The daughter of Joseph P. and Mary (Bauer) Abel, she was born in Anderson, Indiana on December 26, 1915 , she attended St. Mary's Catholic School and lived all of her life in Anderson. Rosemary retired in 1977 from Delco-Remy after 40 years of service were she was an accountant analyst.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church were she was very active, a member of Franciscans Group, a charter member of Women's Accountants Society Anderson Chapter, and had served on the Board of Directors of the Harter House and Vermillion Place.
Survivors include her sister Elinor Reynolds of Jacksonville, FL; several nieces and nephews including a special nephew Mark and wife Brandy Kumkoski of Anderson and special niece Debby and husband Dave Trierweiler of Terre Haute, IN; Several Great Nieces and Nephews and Cousins.
She was preceded in death by her step-mother Helen Schies Abel; Three brothers, Paul Abel, Ted Abel, Eugene Abel; Two sisters Madonna Abel Kumkoski, Magdalene Taylor; Sister-in-law Luone Abel and Brother-in-law William Kumkoski.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday June 17, 2003 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Robert Williams officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Monday at the Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home with a Vigil service Monday evening.
Memorial contribution my be made to St. Mary's Catholic church or the Harter House.