GOSNELL Mariana Eleanor Gosnell, 79, of New York City, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, after a brief illness with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents Dr. Francis and Katherine Gosnell. She is survived by her sister, Molly Rudy, Columbus; brother, William Gosnell, Columbus; and her companion, Jamie Fenwick, New York City. Mariana was a devoted aunt to Doug Rudy, Steve Rudy, Kathy Rudy Hoffer, and Scott Gosnell. She also cherished her grand nieces and nephews, Beth, Michael, Steven, Jake, Molly, Steffie and Katie. Mariana graduated from Upper Arlington in 1950. As a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, she also attended Sorbonne, Paris. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Mortar Board and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1973 she was inducted as a featured graduate in "UAHS Traditions Hall". She will be well remembered as an author, artist, pilot of her small airplane, an editor with Newsweek Magazine her entire career and valued friend...all seasoned with a great sense of humor. She will be honored by a memorial service at a later date in the spring.
Published in This Week Community Newspapers from Mar. 29 to Apr. 1, 2012.