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Rosalie Marie Murch



Rosalie Marie Murch

WARREN: Rosalie Marie Murch, 71 of Warren, died Sunday evening, January 27, 2013, at the emergency room of Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, after a short illness.

She was born May 21, 1941 in Mansfield, the daughter of the late Placido Lewis and Helen Theresa Rosella Gonzalez.

Rosalie was a 1961 graduate of Bellville High School. While in high school she was the lead actress in her senior play; chosen Cupid's Hop senior attendant; was a member of Future Teachers of America, Future Homemakers of America, the chorus and Glee Club and the bowling team; was on the staff of the school newspaper "The Chatter Box" and was an honor student.

Rosalie was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Mansfield. She was a creative and joyful person and an expert seamstress. She had worked for Strouss' Department Store and was a competitive shopper for F. W. Woolworth Company. She served as a den mother for cub scouts, volunteered for various organizations for her children and chaperoned events for mentally and physically disadvantaged children, as well. Her family remembers her as a kind and gentle soul, always generous and loving, with a smile for everyone.

Rosalie is survived by one daughter, Theresa A. Rosenkrans of Bellville; two sons, Jack E. Murch and John D. Murch Jr. both of Warren; one grandson, Dustin Rosenkrans of Bellville; one brother, Carl (Judy) Gonzalez; and two sisters, Fran Truax and Mari Ann (Dan) Hoover all of Bellville; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her husband, John Henry Murch; a brother, Donald Gonzalez; and her parents have all preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. before the service Monday, Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.

Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com

Published in the News Journal on Feb. 1, 2013
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