Rosemary “Rosie” (Cosner) Harvey, 76, of Oakland, MD, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oakland.
Born May 7, 1944, in Bayard, WV, she was the daughter of the late Harold Ramsey and Mary Catherine (Gay) Cosner. She was also preceded in death by her son, Michael Sims Harvey, and her sister, Catherine (Cosner) Reall.
Rosie was a homemaker. She was a member of White Church United Methodist, and Past Worthy Matron of Oakland, Chapter 67, Order of the Eastern Star. Rosie enjoyed cooking and canning the vegetables she grew, and working on the farm mowing grass and running a brush hog. She liked her flower gardens and watching humming birds. Rosie was a WVU basketball and football fan and enjoyed being “Meme” and watching her grandkids and great grandkids.
She is survived by her husband, John Sims Harvey; two daughters, Rhonda Lynn Sweitzer and husband, Steven “Mike”, Swanton, MD; Johnna Renee Wotring, Oakland; four brothers, Ronald Cosner, Mt. Storm, WV; Lee Cosner, Bayard, WV; Larry Cosner, Bayard; James Cosner, OH; two sisters, Rita Kersonic, Aurora, WV; Della Robinson, Bayard; ten grandchildren, Zachory, Mathew, Joshua, Cody, Cheyenne, Hannah, Grant, Ryelynn, Steven, and Michael; four great grandchildren, Noah, Cole, Makenna, and Alaina.
At Rosie’s request, she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD, is in charge of the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed Order of the Eastern Star, Oakland, Chapter 67, c/o Charlene Bennett PM, 365 Dennett Road, Oakland, MD 21550.
Condolences may be sent to her family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
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Order of the Eastern Star, Oakland, Chapter 67
c/0 Charlene Bennett PM, 365 Dennett Road, Oakland MD 21550