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Rose Marie "Rosie" Reichel

5/31/1927 - 6/8/2014

Rosie, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, June 8, 2014. Rosie was born in McKees Rocks, PA. She came to Tucson in 1956 with her beloved husband Joseph of 57 years. They had three children, Christine, Joseph and Barbie. Rosie had many wonderful friends and neighbors which made her life rich and with lots of happiness and laughter. Her sense of humor and practical advice was enjoyed by all. She loved her grandchildren and always told them to keep their nose clean, figuratively speaking. She worked as the secretary for Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local #426 for many years, belonging to OPEIU local #319 herself, retired, then volunteered at the V.A. hospital, was a long time member of St. Joseph's Parrish, and an active member with the Southern AZ Chapter of American Ex-POWs. Her two little dogs were her joy and were her earthly guardians and protectors. She was so loved by so many and will be missed immensely. When you see a hummingbird or butterfly remember Rosie. "Laku Noc". A Memorial and Celebration of her life will be Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Calvary Chapel, 8711 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please remember Rose with a donation to Casa de los Ninos or the Humane Society of Southern AZ.