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Rosemary Ossmann

October 20, 1940 ~ March 29, 2019 (age 78)

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SALEM - Rosemary Ossmann, 78, died March 29 ,2019 at Aultmann Hospital in Canton.

Rosemary was born October 20, 1940 in Salem, a daughter of the late Frederick and Mary Frances (Varinitis) Redinger.

She was a 1959 graduate of Salem High School and worked as a cook at Century House for 32 years. Rosemary was a lifelong member of St. Paul Catholic Church.  Her favorite past-times were cooking, reading, and gardening.

She is survived by her children, Joseph Jerome (Christine) Ossmann of Salem, Michelle Ossmann of Salem, and Angela (Gary) Bayda of Salem; and Jessica (Daniel) Bove of Canton who was like a daughter to Rosemary; one sister, Josephine Redinger of North Lima; grandchildren,Erica, Christopher, Mary, Brandon, and Catherine; and great-grandchildren, Logan, Anna Rose, and Miles.

Besides her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Frederick Redinger; and one sister, Cornelia Reaggle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, with Fr. Robert Edwards officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.

Friends and family will be received Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Stark Memorial.

Donations may be made in Rosemary’s name to Our Lady’s Purse at St. Paul Catholic Church.

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April 2, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

Mass of Christian Burial
April 2, 2019

11:30 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church
925 E. State Street
Salem, OH 44460


Our Lady's Purse
935 East State St., Salem OH 44460

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