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Rosalee J. Blatchford

Rosalee J. Blatchford, 101, of Ellwood City passed away at the residence of her daughter on August 17, 2020.

Born February 12, 1919 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late John and Cora (White) Snare. She was married for 63 years to Alfred L Blatchford who passed away September 3, 2004.

Rosalee was a member of Bell Memorial Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Lincoln High School with the Class of 1937. She was an associate member of the Ellwood City Hospital Auxiliary. Rosalee’s most cherished time was spent with family.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna (Alan) Weyand of North Sewickley Twp.; brother, Robert Snare of Ellwood City; three grandchildren, Haley (George) Allison, Carrie (Mike) Farrow, Bryan Weyand; six great grandchildren, Jayden, Alexea, Alyssa, Taylor, Faith, and Aubree; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lee Blatchford in 1954, five sisters, Beulah Stasick, Hilda Latiano, Audrey Pander, Dorothy Eicholtz, and Ruth Snare in infancy; and six brothers, Gerald, Raymond, Howard, Jack, Russell and Paul Snare.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, August 19 from 4pm until the time of the funeral service at 6 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Tod Custer will officiate. Final interment will take place in Locust Grove Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff of Good Samaritan Hospice for the kindness and compassion shown to Rosalee.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, the Ellwood City Library or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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