PIQUA - Rose E. Godfrey, 84, of Piqua, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Upper Valley Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1928, in Piqua, to the late Robert G. and Viola May (Reser) Warling.
She married Robert L. Godfrey on July 17, 1975, in Troy; he preceded her in death May 16, 1982.
Survivors include four sons, Dewey O. (Barbara) Hampton of Los Angeles, Calif., Donald R. (Kathie) Magill, Steven D. (Kathy) Magill and David A. (Krista) Magill, all of Piqua; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, William J. Warling of Piqua.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters, three grandsons and a daughter-in-law, Linda Magill.
Rose was the first secretary hired at Favorite Hill School in 1967. When Head Start began she worked for them at both, South Street and Favorite Hill Schools during the summer. In late 1967, she went to work as a dental assistant for more than 11 years before retiring.
She had been a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
A service to honor her life will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Miami Memorial Park, Covington with the Rev. Fr. Thomas L. Bolte officiating.
Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.