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Rosemarie M. "Rosie"  DeKyne

Obituary for Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne

May 10, 2017
Hatboro, Pennsylvania


Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne, age 68, died Wed., May 10, 2017 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born to Guiseppi DeSumma and the former Nicolina Martino and graduated from Abington High School. Formerly of Glenside, she more recently lived to Hatboro.

Rosie worked for I-Hop as Director of Operations. Though she worked mainly in Jenkintown, she also went to Ardmore, Blue Bell as well as center city Philadelphia. Her greatest joy was helping others. Whether co-workers or family she lived to make you happy. If Rosie could brighten your day, it made hers' all the more enjoyable. Through her caring nature Rosie became a surrogate mother to many.

Preceded in death by her parents and her sisters'; Elizabeth Bruno and Connie Croce, she is survived by her daughter' Rosemarie D. Perez (Sherry Perez), her granddaughter, Hannah Perez and siblings; Sonny DeSumma, Nancy Wade, Judy DeSumma, and Mary Barnes. Rosie was a cherished Aunt to her nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to Rosie's Life Celebration Monday, May 15, 2017 after 9am from Craft/Givnish of Abington, 1801 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001. Her Memorial Service will follow at 12 noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory preferred to American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

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    Suite 1150
    Chicago, IL 60601

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Craft-Givnish Funeral Home of Abington, Ltd.

1801 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
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