Rosanne Linda Vallery, 67, of Taneytown, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.
Born March 8, 1947, in the Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of the late Edward Ford and Anna Gerdes. She was the wife of Harry "Bud" Vallery, her husband of 48 years.
She was a homemaker, and enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed attending worship services at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Littlestown, Pennsylvania.
She enjoyed collecting and creating dollhouse miniatures; and animals, especially her dog Daisy.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son Scott Vallery and wife Sarah, of The Woodlands, Texas; daughters Kristen Koons and husband Charlie, of Morgantown, Pennsylvania, and Suzanne Vallery, of Taneytown; a brother, William Geoghegan, of New Jersey; grandchildren Hannah and Hope Vallery, and Benjamin, Jacob and Rebecca Koons; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara LaManna; and a brother, Philip "Buddy" Geoghegan.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the time of service, 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Assembly of God, 1125 Frederick Pike, Littlestown, with the Rev. Richard Ritenour officiating. Interment will be private.
Flowers are welcome, however, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256; the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158; or to Carroll Hospice's Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
Arrangements are by Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Taneytown.
Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com
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