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“The Kurtzman Family only recently learned of Sister Rosella's passing. She was proud of her heritage and enjoyed attending the annual Kurtzman...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Kurtzman Cousins - Shelby, OH

“Sister Rosella was a ray of sunshine to all those she met...her soft voice calmed many storms. She was a true joy in my life and will be missed. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Anna Vealey - Galva, KS

“Sister Rosella was a joy to be around. She loved helping staff and patients by offering a reassuring and comforting prayer. Just her presence would...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Charlotte Clark - Barboursville, WV

“Such a wonderful great person, she will be missed. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Connie Campbell - Proctorville, OH

“So sorry to hear of Sister's passing. She touched so many lives and her smile will brighten heaven. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tom Jones - Morgantown, WV

“Sister Rosella was an inspiration for me. Her health was precarious, but she refused to give in to it. She was a model of patient endurance. I...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Marcia Booth - Huntington, WV

“Saddened at the passing of Sister Rosella. She is the kindest ,generous and friendly person. She always has that smile when I see her and always with...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Cora Santos - Huntington, WV

“So sorry to read of Sister's passing. Sister Rosella was always willing to listen and provide compassion to both staff , and patients and their...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Wasmer - Grove City, OH

“Sister Rosella was such a comfort to my mother during the years of my father's illness and when he passed away. I, too, always enjoyed chatting with...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Leslie Skurka - Huntington, WV

“I was employed at St Mary's during Sr Rosella's time there. She was always a ray of sunshine...quick with a kind word, a smile, never in a hurry &...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Susan March - Barboursville, WV

“Your departure deeply saddens me. You were truly the kindest, most caring, beautiful person I've ever known. I'm proud to have called you my friend....Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff Raines - Safety Harbor, FL

“sister Rosella thank you for your kindness love and faith. As in grief group you told us our love one our still here. I love you. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Stewart - Huntington, WV

“Sister Rosella was with my sister and me when our precious Daddy passed at St. Mary's almost 20 years ago. I will never forget her sweet prayer, kind...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Remembered with love!Sr. Phyllis ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Sr. Phyllis Carpenter - Kingwood,, WV

“I am so saddened by your departure, but I know that you are in the arms of God.Sr. Phyllis Carpenter. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Sr. Phyllis Carpenter - Kingwood, WV

Mary was born on August 26, 1923 and passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016.

Mary was a resident of Huntington, West Virginia at the time of passing.

She went on to Manchester University where she received her B.A and MA degrees in Hon. Geography in 1965.

Visitation will be on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. in the Foyer outside the main Hospital Chapel on 1st floor of the East Wing at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, WV. Visitation will close with Mass in the Hospital Chapel at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. until time for the funeral. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 in the Chapel at St. Mary's Medical Center by Fr. Gideon Olugbami. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery, in Huntington, West Virginia.
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OCT 13. 02:00 AM - 04:00 PM

St. Mary's Medical Center Main Chapel
Huntington, WV, US, 25702

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Mass of Resurrection

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OCT 14. 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Cemetery Details
Spring Hill Cemetery

Huntington, WV.

Contributions can be made to the charity of your choice lieu of flowers. Reger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.