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Roseanne Grater Boone

TROY - Roseanne Grater Boone, 89, of Troy, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 in the Troy Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Blandburg, Pa., Roseanne was a daughter of the late Andrew James and Anna (Toth) Sopko.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy McLees of San Diego, Calif.; a son, Frederick Michael Grater of Salem, Mo.; three grandchildren, Daniel Bowman of Troy, Susan Davis of Lebanon, Tennessee, and Elizabeth Green of San Pedro, Calif.; and four great-grandchildren, Caden Bowman, Stella Bowman, Colton Green and Walker Green.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Frederick Benedict Grater in 1984; and her second husband, Merrill E. Boone in 2004.
Roseanne will be remembered for her work the Green Valley Girl Scouts of Piqua.
She served as an adult trainer, camp director and was a leader of various troops. She wrote "Scouter for Adults" and worked in the Girl Scout office planning programs for summer camping.
Roseanne also was active in St. Boniface and St. Patricks Catholic Churches.
She was formerly employed as an accountant by Orr Felt, Friendly's, Hobart Brothers and Elder Beerman.
A graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, in the Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, Ohio, with Father Jim Duell of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Troy, presiding.
Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.



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