EMPORIUM - Rose J. Bogart, 95, formerly of Oak Street, died Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012) in Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium.
Born Sept. 12, 1917, in Emporium, she was the daughter of Steve and Frances DeMarco Troncone. On June 6, 1940, in Emporium, she married Arthur Bogart, who died Sept. 1, 1978.
A lifelong resident of Emporium, Mrs. Bogart was a 1937 graduate of Emporium High School and through the years was employed as a clerk by many local businesses.
She was a member of St. Mark Church in Emporium and the Rosary Society. She was a past board member of the Northern Tier Children's Home in Harrison Valley, a charter member of the Cameron County Little League Auxiliary, was past Ways & Means chairman of the PTA, and was one of the last of the Canteen Women of World War II in Emporium.
Surviving are one son, William (Susan) Bogart of Emporium; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Steven Troncone of Emporium and Eugene Troncone of Lawrenceville; two sisters, Jennie Dunning of Lockport, N.Y., and Julie Harpster of Altoona; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Grace Sedlock, Mary Jones, Ellen Haynes, Carmella Kupstas and Lilly Leonard.
Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Sunday in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium, where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Mark Church with the Rev. Paul Siebert, pastor, as celebrant.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Mark Church, 235 East Fourth St., Emporium.