Rosemary Wherry
1956 - 2021
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Rosemary (Hogan) Wherry, 64, of State College, formerly of Munhall, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021. She fought hard for the life she loved. She was the beloved and cherished wife of Gary Wherry and oldest daughter of the late James E. Hogan and Mary (Alexander) Hogan. She is also survived by her four sisters, Judy (Ed) Webb, Ruth Ann (Joe) Noblick, Kathleen (Dave) Siegel and Alice (Art) Holzmann. She was the proud and loving aunt to numerous nieces and nephews including Jason (Kelly), Lisa (Alejandro), Amy, Stephanie (Brian), Jordan, Christopher, Jacob, Alexis and Jaclyn. Rosie was born in Munhall July 14, 1956. She was a graduate of Steel Valley High School, Class of 1974, and has lived in Buffalo, N.Y., Cincinnati, Ohio, Minneapolis, Minn., Dayton, Ohio and Columbia, S.C., making lifelong friends along the way and finally settling in State College, where she and Gary called home. Rosemary recently retired from Penn State University College of Nursing. Rosemary enjoyed tailgating and attending Penn State football games, shopping, vacations at the beach, traveling, including her recent trip to Italy with her husband, family gatherings and holiday traditions and especially making her famous thumbprint cookies. In her earlier years she enjoyed ceramics, bowling and aerobics. Rosie will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the GEORGE IRVIN GREEN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3511 Main St., Munhall, (412-461-6394). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, May 6, at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostles Parish, St. Therese Roman Catholic Church worship site. Interment will follow at Brush Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rosemary to the American Cancer Society.

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Published in The Valley News Dispatch on May 4, 2021.
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Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostles Parish, St. Therese Roman Catholic Church worship site
Brush Creek Cemetery
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May 5, 2021
Judy and Family,
You have our sympathy, thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of Rosie.
Bruce & Regina Foster
May 4, 2021
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