MANSFIELD: Rose "Rosie" Femia Wilson, 76, of Mansfield, Ohio passed away February 28, 2013 at Liberty Nursing Center after an extended battle with Alzheimer's.
Rosie was born March 20, 1936 in Bishop, Virginia to Giuseppe and Clorinda Sardenell Femia.
She was a 1953 graduate of St. Peter's High School.
Rosie worked at George Fox Collection agency and her hobbies included bowling, tennis and reading.
Rosie loved cooking and baking for her sons, especially baking Christmas cookies and her Sunday spaghetti and meatballs.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Ralph Edward Wilson of Mansfield; sons Joseph (Brenda) of Cortland, Ohio, Michael (Becky) of Newark, Ohio, Christopher (Jennifer) of Placentia, CA, Brian (Donna) of Lexington, OH; grandchildren Nichole, Jennifer, Brandon, Lyndsay, Rebecca, Kyle, Ellen, Cameron, Julia; great-grandchildren Glenn, Logan, Grayson; brothers Bruno (Ann) Femia of Columbus, Ohio, Dominic (Ginny) Femia of Tampa, FL; sister Francesca (Jim) Hahn of Marlton, NJ; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call at Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home, 173 Park Avenue West, on Sunday from 2-5pm with a vigil service at 2pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. Tom McQuillen officiating.
Burial will follow in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice.www.herlihy-chambers.com