PIQUA - Rosalie "Rosie" Coburn, 75, of Piqua, died at 11:50 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. She was born June 4, 1938, in Piqua, to the late Kenneth and Gladys (Pickering) Bell. She married George M. Coburn on Sept. 25, 1965, in Piqua; and he survives.
Other survivors include a son, Rob Coburn of Piqua; two daughters, Marina (Jay) Guerra of Lebanon, and Yvonne (Donnie) Bell of Sidney; three grandchildren, Joshua, Jordan and Sarah Bell; two step-grandchildren, Amy Lambert and Karie Bell; three step-great-grandchildren, Charles, Krista, and Ryan; a step-great-great-grandson, Kelani; a nephew, Ryan (Kay) Massie; and a great-niece, Hannah Massie. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Massie and infant Janice Bell; and a nephew, Scott Massie.
Mrs. Coburn was a 1957 graduate of Piqua Central High School and was a past member of Piqua Baptist Church.
She had worked for the former Atlas Underwear Company, and retired from Miami Industries/Armco/Copperweld after many years of service. She also sold Avon cosmetics, and was a co-founder of the Diaper Line Mother's Club and the 7-11 Club. She also enjoyed bowling, sewing and embroidery, and time spent with her loving family, grandchildren, and many friends and neighbors.
A service to honor her life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Toon officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes Dayton, 2555 S. Dixie Dr., Ste. 112, Dayton, OH 45409; American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206; or the American Transplant Association, 47 W. Polk St., Ste. 100-133, Chicago, IL 60605. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on June 21, 2013