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Rosemarie Shelp

September 7, 1939 - January 26, 2015

Burial Date January 26, 2015

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Rosemarie Shelp, Age 75, a resident of Riverside Nursing and Rehabiliation Center in Taylor, and formerly of North Scranton, passed away Monday evening at Commonwealth Hospice at Regional Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Scranton on September 7th, 1939 and daughter of the late Frank and Angela Skucas Russell, Rosemarie attended Holy Rosary High School. Following High School, Rosemarie went on to Beauty School. Upon completion of beauty school, Rosemarie owned and operated her own beauty parlor. She took great pride in her work. Many of the women of North Scranton have fond memories of not only getting their hair done, but also sharing many great times with Rosemarie.
Of the Roman Catholic faith, she was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Church, Mary Mother of God Parish, in North Scranton. She had a strong believe in her Catholic faith and she served the church in many ways, having been a member of the choir, a server and was also a member of the Catholic Adult Club.
She is survived by her daughters, Roseann Shelp Staff and husband Kenneth of Dalton, Theresa Shelp Dobrowolski and husband Andrew of Scranton; her brother, Paul Russell of Waymart; grandchildren, Jessica Shelp, Shannon Ashley, John, Amanda, Mariah and Matthew Strickland, and Kenneth and Michelle Staff; Great grandchildren, Jason, Emma, Trent Jacob and Gianna and nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the ICU and the Hospice Unit at Regional Hospital for their compassion and kindness.
A Memorial Mass has been scheduled for Saturday at 9:30am in Holy Rosary Church, Mary Mother of God Parish, 318 William Street in Scranton, to be celebrated by Rev. Cyril D. Edwards, Pastor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Rosemarie’s name to the Commonwealth Hospice Unit of Regional Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney funeral home Inc. 125 North Main Ave., Scranton.