RHODD, Roisin "Ro" Mary (O'Rourke) Roisin, 38, died unexpectedly on April 8, 2013 at home in Sonoma. Roisin was born April 9, 1974 in San Francisco to Denis and Sheila O'Rourke. Raised in Ireland and Sonoma, Ro was a longtime area resident. With her smile and friendly nature, Ro was known and cared for by many. Her outgoing and charismatic energy along with her generosity made her a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her father, Denis O'Rourke; husband, Ryan Rhodd; daughter, Riley Rhodd; three sisters, Ellen (and husband, Brian) O'Rourke Fletcher, Angela O'Rourke, and Siobhan (and husband, Desmond) O'Rourke Kenny; three nieces, Harriet, Hazel and Lilia; and numerous aunts uncles and friends. Roisin is preceded in death by her mother, Sheila O'Rourke and best friend, Jenna Weyers. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Solano Church, 300 West Napa Street, Sonoma. Inurnment will immediately follow at Valley Cemetery, 425 East MacArthur Street, Sonoma. A "potluck" style celebration of Ro's life will be held at Depot Park immediately following the inurnment at the cemetery. A Rosary/Vigil Service will take place Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7: 00 p.m. at Duggan's Mission Chapel, 525 West Napa Street, Sonoma. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ro's honor may be made to a trust account established for her four year old daughter, Riley: "Riley Eileen Rhodd Trust Account", c/o CitiBank, 19245 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476, (707) 935-8104. Arrangements under the direction of Duggan's Mission Chapel and Mission Cremation Service; inquiries can be made to them at (707) 996-3655 or at www.duggansmissionchapel.com
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2013