Rosemary Lynn Potolicchio
Great Falls, MT - Rosemary Lynn Potolicchio, 67, passed away at her home, with her husband by her side on May 25th, 2021.
Born on March 15th, 1954, in Des Moines, IA; She was one of the five children born to Orel and Mary (Larson) Overton. Though born in Des Moines, the family eventually moved to Alamogordo, New Mexico, where Rosemary graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1972. Rosemary met her best friend and the love of her life there in Alamogordo, NM, Kenneth Potolicchio; the couple married on March 18th, 1973, and shared 48 years and two children together.
Ken was in the military and that brought much adventure to Rosemary's life. She followed her husband and his military career from the East coast, Gulf coast, West coast and to Alaska. Rosemary spent her time doing various jobs such as bank teller, baker and pharmacy assistant, but the best jobs she ever had was being a mother and a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking and candy making; she even collected cookbooks, having some 400-500 books from around the world. Rosemary also enjoyed all types of sewing and needle/knitting crafts.
Ken and Rosemary were always best friends, from their first dates they knew they were meant to be together. From that point through their marriage, Ken's military career, shared good times and hardships, all the way to the very end; They were always there for each other, best friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Orel and Mary Overton, her older sister Deborah and her daughter Jennifer Potolicchio.
Rosemary is survived by her loving husband Kenneth Potolicchio of Great Falls, MT; son Thomas J. Potolicchio of Kennewick, WA; grandsons Victor and Conner Potolicchio; sisters Kristy Harvey and Karen Overton both of Des Moines, IA and brother Larry Overton of Oak Lawn, IL.
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Published by Great Falls Tribune from Jun. 22 to Jun. 25, 2021.