Rose Marie Walp, 92, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones.
Born in Hazleton, PA on September 26, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (Endrizzi) Rossi. She was married to Rollin Edgar Walp on November 18, 1950 and spent 40 happy years together as a couple/team until his unexpected death in 1990.
Rose was a graduate of Hazleton High School, Class of 1946. She lived most of her life at 255 West Butler Drive, Drums, PA. Prior to this, she resided in Sybertsville, PA and the last several years with her daughter and family in York, PA. Prior to her retirement in the garment industry, she sewed sample clothing for labels Leslie Faye and J. G. Hook. Rose was a member of ILWB Union. She was a life-long member of Good Shepard Church in Drums, PA. Rose enjoyed taking care of her home and family. She enjoyed music, dancing and laughter.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents and husband was her beloved son Rollin (Ron) D. Walp in 2003, sister Mary (Rossi) Witanek, and brothers Joseph Jr. and Henry M.
Surviving are Rose's daughter, Beth Ann Walp, and her husband George (Buz) P. Yelenoc (York, PA and North Myrtle Beach, SC); a granddaughter, Alexandra Lydia (Savannah, GA), a sister Barbara (Rossi) Hunsinger (Drums, PA), a nephew/brother Henry J. Rossi and wife Chris (Denver, PA) and many beloved sister/brother in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may visit an hour before the mass of Christian Burial at the Good Shepherd Church, 87 S. Hunter Highway, Drums, PA on May 14, 2021 at 10AM. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Good Shepherd Church, building fund. Harman Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. (East) is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and more information available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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