NEWPORT NEWS - Williamsburg Rose Marie Bornschein, 68, passed away suddenly Friday, February 07, 2014. Rose Marie was born in Jamaica Queens, New York to the late Mary and Leonard Martello. She was a wonderfully giving woman who volunteered with several organizations including St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg Faith in Action and Avalon. Rose Marie was the best wife, mother and grandmother, she was an extremely good cook and her passion was spending time with her family. Rose Marie was preceded in death by her sister Caroline Martello Testa. In July 2012 Left to cherish her memory is her husband Arthur Bornschein Sr., their two sons; Arthur Bornschein Jr. and his wife Cheryl, and Joseph Bornschein, and his wife Susan, and their seven grandchildren who affectionately called her "Mama"; Alyssa, Devon, Sydni, Bruce, Cole, Will and Matt. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Bede Catholic Church today at 11:00 am, with a graveside service to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. Memorial donations in the form of contributions may be made to Williamsburg Faith in Action 354 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net
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Published in Virginia Gazette on Feb. 12, 2014
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