Rose T. Dinsmore, 85, of Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys and formerly of Kersey, died at Pinecrest Manor on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 7, 1927 in Toby, a daughter of the late Ernest and Louise Cesa Comiotti.
On June 14, 1947 in Guardian Angel Church in Coal Hollow, she married the late Raymond "Buck" Dinsmore, who preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1979.
Mrs. Dinsmore was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Boniface Church. She attended Kersey schools and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
She is survived by three sons, Ken Dinsmore and his wife Mary of Erie, Jim Dinsmore and his wife Barbara of Wellsboro, and Ray Dinsmore and his wife Barb of State College; a daughter, Denise, Mrs. William Schreiber of St. Marys; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Dinsmore is also survived by six sisters, Vera, Mrs. Donald Himes of Brockport, Alice Brem of Kersey, Emma Copella of Kersey, Louise, Mrs. Gerald Huff of Kersey, Erma, Mrs. Sylvester Kronenwetter of St. Marys, and Joanne, Mrs. Robert Hyatt of Kersey; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary Dinsmore in 1980; and a sister, Marie Mattivi.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial for Rose T. Dinsmore which will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 325 Center St., St. Marys, on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Eric Vogt, O.S.B., as celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Boniface Cemetery in Kersey.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pinecrest Manor Activity Fund, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreen.com .