Rosemary (Farrelly) Healy, 90, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born in Hartford, CT, the daughter of the late Mary (Fleming) and Christopher Farrelly. Rosemary resided in West Hartford for most of her life.
She was employed as a Switchboard Operator for many years; working at the University of Hartford, Loctite Corporation, and Equator Bank where she retired from in 1995. Rosemary “Rosie” was also proud to be the Post President of the VFW 254 Auxiliary for 2 terms!! And a member of the VFW #9929 Auxiliary, South Street in West Hartford. After retirement she went on to work for The Bishops Corner Library until December 2011.
She was predeceased by her former husband James P. Healy, Sr., son Kevin Healy, her brothers John, Joseph, James, Christopher and Robert Farrelly and her sisters Judy Williams and Mary O’Keefe. She is survived by her brother Frank Farrelly, her four sons; Timothy of Myrtle Beach, Chris and wife Cheryl of Myrtle Beach, James and wife Nancy of Mashpee, and Sean of Tampa. Along with her four daughters; Susan Pizzoferrato and husband Pino of Windsor, Kathy Stavola and husband Jim of Wethersfield, Maura Healy of Wallingford, and Colleen Welch and significant other Kevin Gilbert of Manchester. Nana Rosie is survived by her loving seventeen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and one great grandson.
She will now be joining her best and dearest friend, Ruth Powers Farrelly, for their dirty martinis.
A memorial mass for Rosemary will be held at St. Augustine’s Church on 10 Campfield Avenue, Hartford, CT on Thursday, September 26 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of her family.