September 29, 1923 - August 18, 2010
Rose Marie Wellman, 86, of Toledo, went to the arms of her Heavenly Father, on August 18, 2010. Rose was born in Cleveland, OH, where she and Edwin were later married. Rose worked as a secretary; however, after marriage she devoted time to her husband and children. She enjoyed reading, baking, crossword puzzles, playing games and gardening. Rose was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church for over 50 years, where she was a member of the Marian Society. While her children attended St. Catherine School, Rose volunteered at the school library and served as a room mother. She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin; parents, Vito and (Aquilina) Petitti; brothers, Leonard Petitti and Peter Petitti; and sisters, Attilia Hoffman, Angela Petitti and Ida Whitlock. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra (Richard) Quigley, Marcia (Robert) Miller, and Sally Wellman; grandchildren, Kelly Jo (Fred) Jones, Christopher (Aimee) Miller and Steve Miller; brothers, Mike Petitti and Angelo (Ann) Petitti and sister, Cecelia (Karl) Eidenmiller. Friends are invited to visit from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, where the Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Prayers will begin at 9:45 a.m. Monday, from the funeral home, followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Church. Father Douglas Garand will officiate. Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the charity of your choice, Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. Catherine of Siena Building Fund. A special thank you to Dr. Rex Mowat and Dr. Bruce Hillard for the wonderful care they provided Rose. Thanks also to the many relatives and friends for their care, concern, prayers, telephone calls and visits. Also, special thanks to the Hospice staff of Northwest Ohio (Toledo), for the expert care; especially, Diane (Rose's home health care nurse), Jackie (social worker), Greg, Sharon, Cindy, Jodi, Beth, Rachel, Mari Ann, Joyce, Nancy, Kathy and the rest of the staff who assisted in Rose's care during her final days.
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