Rosemary Rychlicki, of Caledonia, N.Y., passed away April 8, 2013, just shy of her 84th birthday, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Verna Rambus of Glen Lyon; her daughter, Gloria M. Rychlicki of Caledonia, N.Y., and her sister, Ann Czeck of Chili, N.Y.
A loving wife, mother, aunt and grandmother, she is survived by Stanley E. Rychlicki, her loving husband of 65 years; sons, Stanley M. Rychlicki, Joseph (Pamela) Rychlicki and Arnold (Karen) Rychlicki; grandchildren, Jenea Rychlicki, Stash Merritt, Jennifer Rychlicki, Samantha Rychlicki, Aaron Rychlicki and Jacob Rychlicki; brother, Joseph (Andrea) Rambus; brother-in-law, Joseph Czeck; several nieces and nephews.
Rose was employed by General Cigar factory in Nanticoke, before moving to Caledonia, N.Y., to be a full-time mom and part-time housekeeper for area families. She was a member of the Rosary Society of St. Columba Church, Caledonia, N.Y., as well as an active and devout church volunteer, cleaner, cook and bell-ringer. Her last few years were spent at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, where she spent time enjoying a well-deserved rest and excellent treatment and care.
Friends may call Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia, N.Y. Her funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Columba Church, North Street, Caledonia. Interment will be held at St. Columba Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 11, 2013