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Kelly, Rosemary Patricia
Rosemary Patricia Kelly, age 99, who lived a full and exciting life passed away on August 18, 2015. She was born in Davenport, Iowa on February 27, 1916 and lived with her parents until age 5 when her mother passed away which placed Rosemary in a Catholic School, the Immaculate Conception Academy. Rosemary lived there until age 12 when she moved to the home of her Uncle Joe and Aunt Edris until age 18 when they moved to Chicago. There Rosemary worked for Marshall Fields until she created her own successful ladies; apparel shop, RoseMaries, on Madison Avenue. Rosemary married Bill Nanini in the mid-1950s and then later moved with him to Tucson where his family owned the Tucson National Golf Club. In the early 70's she divorced Bill and moved to Phoenix where she spent the rest of her days. She enjoyed playing cards and entertaining her friends at her beautiful home in The Biltmore Estates. Rosemary traveled the World and was a vibrant, sophisticated lady of her time. She will be greatly missed by all her
friends. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 11:00am at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road in Scottsdale.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 22, 2015
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