Roselyn M. Cole Smith, age 61, of Wyalusing, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at her home with her loving family at her side after a battle with cancer.
Rosie was born in Troy, Pa., on May 30, 1951, a daughter of Mary Jane Wolfe Cole and the late Walter S. Cole Jr. She attended Troy High School graduating in the class of 1969. She met and married Bill Smith of Wyalusing, Pa., on Sept. 19, 1970, they just celebrated their 42nd anniversary last fall.
Rose was a member the Wyalusing United Methodist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Wyalusing Fire Company, having been an EMT for a number of years with the Wyalusing Ambulance Association, and serving in many capacities with the fire company over the years.
Her greatest love was her family, she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and watching them in their many activities and endeavors. She loved being in the outdoors, weekends camping at Haighs Pond, as well as winters in Florida. She loved spending time at her house on the hill and looking after her pets.
Surviving her are her husband Bill at home; sons and daughters-in-law Bill (Kathy) Smith Jr. of Wyalusing, Daniel (Megan) Smith of Magnolia, Dele.; daughter Sherrie Smith and Crystal Helms of Wyalusing; sister and brother-in-law Susan (Jim) Birdsall of Wyalusing; sister-in-law Sharon Weingartner of Morgan Hill, Calif.;
brothers and sister-in-laws Harold (Beth) Cole of Columbia Crossroads; Ike (Patty) Cole of Columbia Crossroads, David (Kim) Cole, Troy, Thomas (Phebe) Cole of Columbia Crossroads, Richard (Missy) Cole of Bunn, N.C.; grandchildren Brittany, Dillan, Mikayla, Mycah and Myla; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, several aunts, uncles and special friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on May 18, 2013 at her home, 612 Old School House Rd., Wyalusing, PA 18853, with the Rev. Vaughn Glover presiding.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Memorial Hospital Home Health, 1 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848 or to the Wyalusing Fire Department, c/o Tom Miller, PO Box 86, Wyalusing, PA 18853.
Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale, Wyalusing, PA 18853.
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