Rosemary Kane, 88, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Tarry Hall Nursing Home, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Rosemary was born, in Brooklyn, NY to Lucy Vosilla and Joseph Merslich on February 3, 1931. Her husband, George Kane and son J. Bryan predeceased her in 2018. Rosemary is survived by, sons Gregory (Beth Hiler) and Michael, 6 grandchildren; Harrison, Jackson, Wilson, M. Oliver, Emilia, and Tara (Gregg Garrett), 4 great grandchildren and brother, Edward (Linda) Merslich of Williamsburg, VA. Rosemary graduated from high school in Queens in 1949, and subsequently attended Misericordia University where she received her nursing degree. She married George Kane in 1957. Rosemary settled in Ossining and raised her three sons who she supported through their various sports and activities. She worked at several nursing homes in the community over the years and ended her career at Cedar Manor where she managed the medical records department. Rosemary loved to sing and was part of the Old Mill Singers where she enjoyed the practices, performances and friendship. She loved to take Metro North into Manhattan, where she visited and shopped with her Aunt, Catherine Kottner who passed away this past January. Rosemary was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and a practicing Catholic. Visitation will be held at Leach and Thomas Funeral Home, on Monday, October 7th from 4-8pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 8th at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 25 Eastern Ave, Ossining. Interment, St. Augustine Cemetery, Ossining, NY to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Rosemary’s name to an Alzheimer’s charity of your choice. Rosemary’s family wishes to express their gratitude for the kindness of the aides and doctors who cared for her at Tarry Hall during her final years.
LEACH & THOMAS FUNERAL HOME
45 S. Highland Ave
Ossining, New York 10562
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