Cleopha A. “Corky” Rosier, 94, of Fostoria, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at Independence House in Fostoria where she has been a resident. She was born August 24, 1919 in Winnemac, Indiana to the late Charles I. and Lela B (Werner) Nichols. She married her loving spouse of 64 years, Claris C. “Whitey” Rosier on March 9, 1940 in Napoleon, and he preceded her in death December 17, 2004.
Left to cherish Corky’s memory are her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Carolyn Rosier, of Fostoria; three grandchildren, Jeffrey (Amy) Rosier, Christina (Duane) Deitrich, and Scott A. (Sherry) McHaffie; one step-grandchild, Scott E. McHaffie; three great-grandchildren, Ethan Deitrich, Evan Deitrich, and Rebecca Rosier; and a sister, Theresa “Terry”, “Aunt Fritzie” De Long, of Columbus.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Alvin “Red” McHaffie; one brother and four sisters.
Corky was a graduate of McCutchenville High School and a former employee of Autolite in Fostoria. She was a member of High Street United Methodist Church in Fostoria, as well as a member of the Swinging Satellites Square Dancing and the Ford Wagon Train Camping Clubs. She loved collecting porcelain dolls and sewing.
Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at MANN-HARE-HOENING Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, where funeral services will begin immediately following at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Kay Hatch, presiding.
Committal services and burial will follow in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Memorial contributions are requested to High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting www.mann-harefh.com.
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