Rosemarie Santamary (nee Santich) 89 of Parkman, Ohio passed away April 7, 2022 surrounded by family. She was born September 22, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio. Rosemarie was the beloved wife of Leon Santamary for 67 years. Rosemarie was the cherished mother of Karen Kiefer (Santamary) (Thomas Sr.) and Lyn Santamary. Devoted grandmother to Thomas Jr. (Dana), Kathryn (Rommel), and Joseph (Jamie J.). Loving great grandmother to Beckett, Weston, Maisyn, and Jensen J. Dear Aunt to several nieces and nephews.
Following high school, Rosemarie worked at the Chevy Plant in the bookkeeping department. After moving to Parkman over 60 years ago, she was instrumental in starting and working in the family floral and garden business. She loved cooking and baking. She often hosted many family holiday meals. Rosemarie was a parishioner of St. Edward’s. She served as a Eucharistic minister taking communion to the home bound. Rosemarie and Leon enjoyed traveling. The children and grandchildren have fond memories of many trips and cruises.
Rosemarie is preceded in death by her parents Phillip and Catherine Santich (nee Pachnar) and siblings George (Pearl), Emma Gale (Ernie), Dorothy Jesunas (Al), and Eleanor Gassner (Tom).
Private services were held at Steinbauer Funeral Home in Solon.