Champion – Rose Marie Watson, 84, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic.
She was born May 19, 1934, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Palma Svidunovich.
She was a graduate of South Fayette Twp. High School and a Bachelors of Science in Education from Slippery Rock and a Masters in Education. She retired from ALPHA Bet as a harness assembler after fifteen years. She previously taught at Christ our King and Sts. Cyril & Methodist Elementary School, and also worked at the Little Mac mini mart in Champion. She was involved in grandparents’ programs at Willard Elementary School. Rose was a member St. William Parish in Champion, a Eucharistic Minister, and very involved with the fish dinner at the Church. She enjoyed tap dancing, traveling, and reading.
She is survived by her children Alan (Jessica) Watson of Rome Twp, Palma (Shannon) Ellis of Jesup, GA, and Laurie Spier of Warren, seven grandchildren eleven great grandchildren, a brother Nicholas Svidunovich of Meadville, and a sister Karen (Michael) Styborski of Cambridge Springs, PA.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Family and friends may pay their respects Monday, February 11, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. William Church 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Church with Rev. Michael D. Balash officiating.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rose Marie’s name to St. William Church 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Rose Marie’s family.
St. William Church
5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren OH 44483