March 23, 2009
Friday, March 27, 2009 11:00 am Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, March 26, 2009 6 - 8 pm
Rosemary Lee 86 of Urbana, Ohio passed away, Monday, March 23, 2009 in Mercy Memorial Hospital Urbana.
She was born January 15, 1923 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of the late John & Laura (Rowland) Blakesley.
Rosemary was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Rosemary loved taking care of her grandchildren and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Raymond H., her children, Jackie Saunders of Dayton, Thomas H. (Marsha) Lee of Urbana, Robert E. (Chris) Lee of Cable and John E. Lee of Ironton, Ohio; her grandchildren, Michelle, Joseph (Katie), Christopher, Danielle (Shawn), Dalynn, Seth, Andy (Lissa), Deidre (Tony) & Melissa; her great grandchildren, Nathan, Ayden, Caleb, Elijah, Isaac & Lexi, her sister, Rachel Weaver of North Lewisburg as well as several nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by a sister, Edith Hoffman and a brother-in law, Harold Weaver.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2009 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 27, 2009 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery Urbana. Memorial contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church 1013 E. Lawn St. Urbana, Ohio 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.