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Rosemary Teresa "Rosie" Grove

November 15, 1947 — January 7, 2024

Shelbyville

Rosemary Teresa "Rosie" Grove

 

Rosemary Teresa “Rosie” Grove, 76, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2024, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born November 15, 1947, in Hayward’s Heath (Sussex), England, the daughter of Alfred James and Gladys Ena (Bowmar) Vincent.  On October 12, 1971, she married her devoted husband of 52 years, William “Bill” Grove, and he survives.

In addition to Bill, Rosie is survived by her daughter, Karen Johnson and husband, Jack, of Mooresville; son, Scott Grove of Shelbyville; sister, Sally Anne Adnams and husband, David, of Truro, Cornwall, England; and grandchildren, Alexander James Grove and Sarah Elizabeth Grove.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Rosie was an active member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church.

She was a nurse in the Royal Air Force.

Rosie was a librarian, retiring in 2016, from Shelbyville Center Schools, with 24 years of service.

Family and friends may gather from 9:30 to 11:30 am, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., in Shelbyville, Indiana.  The rosary will be recited at 9:30 am.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 am, Wednesday, at the church.

Private graveside services will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Joseph Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be shared with Rosie’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

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Family and Friends may gather and Rosary

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

9:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Saint Joseph Catholic Church

125 E. Broadway St., Shelbyville, 46176

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Mass

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Saint Joseph Catholic Church

125 E. Broadway St., Shelbyville, 46176

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