Dumais, Rosemary J. Rosemary J. Dumais passed away peacefully on February 18, 2013 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, just prior to her 78th birthday and her 55th wedding anniversary, due to complications from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). She lives in Richardson, Texas but spends the winters in Palm Beach Gardens aboard Gear Down V. She is survived by her loving husband Dick, her four children: David, Steven, Laura and Lynn; her six grandchildren: Dominique, Dillon, Thomas, Daniel, Sarah and Michael; her brother Ron Lane, sister Bettyann Jennings and cousin and close childhood friend Tish Brissette. She was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada. She attended St. Francis XavierUniversity in Antigonish, Nova Scotia where she and Dick fell in love! Rosemary graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1957 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Major inAccounting). . . . And is referred to as the smartest student ever taught! Rosemary was a kind, selfless, strong woman, loved by many. She helped build Texas Moving Company along with Dick beginning in 1975. She enjoyed going to mass every Sunday, playing bridge with her friends and dinner parties and cruises with the gang. She was a great copilot for Dick all through life. A service in celebration of Rosemary's life will be held on Thursday, February 28 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 600 S. Jupiter Rd. (at Spring Valley) Richardson, Texas 75081. A reception will be held at the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County (on-line at hpbc.com or 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407).
Published in Dallas Morning News from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2013