RoseMarie Shales

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July 30, 2012

RoseMarie Shales, 77, of Wyoming, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, in the CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, N.J.

Born in Wyoming, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Ruth Nevins Morris.

She was a graduate of Wyoming Memorial High School, class of 1953.

For many years she was employed at VicMars, formerly of Edwardsville, and prior to her retirement, she was employed at The Letica Corporation of Pittston Township.

RoseMarie was a member of St. Cecilia's Church of St. Barbara's Parish, Exeter.

The family would like to thank Dr. Lanning Anselmi and his staff for the wonderful care and attention they had given to RoseMarie over the years.

Preceding her in death were her brothers, Robert, Thomas, James Morris; and sister, Sherrin Hannington.

Surviving are her husband, David, with whom she celebrated 37 years of marriage on June 28; children, Connie Barhight and her husband, Robert, Wyoming, David Brian Burke, Wyoming, Andrew D. Shales and his wife, Yvonne, Woodstock, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Donita Burke, Wyoming; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters; Patricia Ostrowski, Jackson, N.J., Suzanne Panzetta, Pittston; several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Friends may call Saturday, August 11, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Published in Times Leader on Aug. 1, 2012