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Rose Cecilia (Sigal) Wills, 98, of Adena, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Sienna Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a long and happy life. Born November 3, 1917, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Rose was the daughter of the late Alexander and Stella (Cook) Reed. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James D. Sigal of Pittsburgh in 1973; her second husband, Edward Wills of Weirton, in 1994; her two daughters, Janet R. Sullivan of Weirton, in 1989 and Judith C. Jannotte of Martins Ferry, Ohio, in 2010; a great-granddaughter, Shawna Sealy; her brother, George Reed; and her sisters, Rita Grace Pracel and Stella Mae Reed. Rose worked as an executive secretary for Child Welfare Services of Allegheny County until her retirement in the early 1970s, and moved to Weirton. Rose was strong in her faith and was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church. Rose had a love for her large family, and adored her children and grandchildren of all ages. She had a passion for cooking and was an avid Yahtzee and Euchre player (and frequent winner). She loved to travel, with some of her favorite trips being to Italy, Spain, France, Japan, China, Russia, Ireland, and Greece. Rose relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida, in the mid-1980s before returning to Ohio in 2004 to be closer to her family. Rose is survived by her grandchildren James Sullivan of Atlanta, Georgia; Julie (Emanuel) Alatis of Weirton; Judith (Dan) Maginnis of Pennsburg, Pennsylvania; David (Lisa) Renner of Weirton; Catherine (Dan) Liedl of West Liberty, WV; and Michael Sealy of Spraggs, Pennsylvania; son-in-law John L. (Lois) Sullivan of Fredericksburg, Virginia; great-grandchildren JM and Katarina Alatis, Sean and Leah Sullivan, Lauren and Mara Maginnis, Colton Liedl, and Michelle and Morgan Sealy; and two great-great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at 10:00 AM at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Larry Dorsch will officiate. Inurnment will follow at Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery formally known as Northside Catholic Cemetery in Pittsburgh.

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