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