Roseltha Louisa Waldron Cosgrove
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Roseltha Louisa (Wally) Waldron Cosgrove, 87, of Huddleston, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born Sunday, September 27, 1925, in Cortland, N.Y., a daughter of the late James M. Waldron Jr. and Lina Emily Robinson Waldron. She was also preceded in death by husband, Donald Richard Cosgrove. She was a registered nurse and owner and manager of Eagle's Roost Campground for 26 years. She was an avid and beautiful knitter and crochetter. She was always involved in the community and helped the Smith Mountain Lake area grow. She loved her family and many friends and was always ready to lend a helping hand. Surviving are her sons, Donald J. Cosgrove and wife, Diane, of Richmond, Steven A. Cosgrove, William R. Cosgrove, both of Huddleston; a daughter, Christine L. Eisenmann and husband, Richard; and her grandchildren, Alex J. Eisenmann and Kara M. Eisenmann, all of Lewisville, Texas; two sisters, Helen Gleason, Margaret Wagner.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that those wishing to make memorials in memory of Wally, please consider the Huddleston Lifesaving Crew, P.O. Box 77, Huddleston, VA 24104; the Moneta Lifesaving Crew, P.O. Box 497, Moneta, VA 24121; or the charity of your choice.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Updike Funeral Chapel, Huddleston with the Rev. Dr. Carl H. Douglass Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.




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Published in Roanoke Times on Nov. 20, 2012.
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November 22, 2012
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My Grandmother was Ruth Moran and Wally and my Mema were such good friends for many, many years. I have some things that Wally crocheted still. She was always so hilarious and had the best twinkle in her eye. She will be missed. I can see all the "Ladies of the Lake" together again playing Bridge and laughing and having a wonderful time together. Our sympathies to everyone. Much Love, Jennifer Moran Anderson and Kevin Anderson.
November 20, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Bill, you always have a shoulder to lean on .
Kenny and Dawn Parrish
November 20, 2012
Steve,

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.

Susie Overstreet
Susie Overstreet
November 20, 2012
My thoughts and prayers will be with your family.
Teresa Carroll
November 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Please know that we are here if you need anything.
The Doctors and Staff Vinton Veterinary Hospital
November 20, 2012
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Sonya Barton
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