2016-07-19 / Obituaries

Rosalie Mae Chelli, 85

Rosalie Mae Chelli, 85 of Greencastle, passed away July 11, 2016 at Hickory Creek at Sunset.

Rosalie was born August 14, 1930 in Lumberport, West Virginia to the late Thomas Howard and Mabel Holly Pierce. Rosalie wed the love of her life, Louie Frank Chelli on December 1, 1946, a marriage that would last over 63 years until his death on Sept. 30, 2010.

She was a loving and caring homemaker to her family.

Survivors include her loving daughter Linda Bailey and husband Andy of Greencastle; siblings, Beulah Brown, Hala Maria Thompson, Cleveland Pierce; grandchildren, Amelia Watson, Angela Mae Bailey and Frank Bailey; great-grandchildren, Cade Bailey, Brody Watson, Lindy Rosalie Watson, and Jonah Bailey; and special caregivers, Sara Jane Lane and Nancy Price.

In addition to her parents and beloved husband, Rosalie was preceded in death by her loving step-father Russell Blare; and brothers, Leo, Ernest, Thomas, James, and Bernard Pierce.

Services were held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at Hopkins Rector Funeral Home. She was laid to rest next to her husband in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting: www.Hopkins-Rector.com

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