Rosemary Marks

April 16, 1932-Jan. 18, 2021

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Rosemary Marks, 88, of Pittsboro peacefully passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

Rosemary was born April 16, 1932, at Jamestown, to Robert and Jessie (Covey) Morgan. A New Ross Blue Jay, she graduated from New Ross High School in 1950 and worked in administration for United States Customs Services in Indianapolis.

She married Jerry William “Bill” Marks on July 12, 1957, at Danville, Indiana, a loving union that lasted until his passing in January of 1999.  Rosemary loved to travel in the United States as well as abroad and exploring Australia was her favorite. She also enjoyed feeding casino slots pounds of pennies and watching baseball.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Rosemary is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Morgan, and her grandson, Cory Hovermale.  Rosemary is survived by her daughters, Kelly Ann (Eric) Hovermale and Stacy Lynn Sterrett and her grandchildren, Ryan (Ashley) Hovermale and Bret Hovermale.

Friends and family will gather at Eric M.D. Bell Funeral Home in Pittsboro, on Friday, Jan. 22 from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. In accordance with the statewide mandate, all are kindly asked to practice social distancing and wear a mask. For those unable to attend, the service will be available to watch on Facebook Live on the Eric M.D. Bell Funeral Home Facebook page also beginning at 2 p.m. Following the service, Rosemary will be laid to rest next to her husband in Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation.

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