Born: July 26, 1935 - Deceased: November 28, 2021
Rosemary T., nee Mathey, Ellis, 86, formally from Palestine, Il, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Cedarhurst of Shiloh in Shiloh, IL. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
She was born in Peru, IL on July 26, 1935, to Alex and Mary, nee Diddle, Mathey. Rosemary married Burt A. Ellis in 1954 and moved to Kingston, NY, where they raised 5 children. They later moved back to Illinois, finally settling in Palestine, IL.
Rosemary spent many years as an office manager and bookkeeper. She was very active in her community, most recently she was a member of the Palestine Preservation Society and Home Extension.
Rosemary loved spending time with her family, reading, tending her flower gardens, and doing crafts.
She was preceded in death by her:
She is survived by her:
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Funeral: Graveside Services will be held Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, in St. Louis, MO., with Father Eugene Neff officiating.
I am truly sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a great lady.
It is my prayer that God will comfort you and your families during this sad time. May he richly bless you as you mourn, and may the light of His presence be a continual source of consolation.
My sympathy goes out to all of you! Our mothers were truly the ultimate women. Please know your Mom is at peace and walks with God! I’ll bet our Moms start a drum corps with the Angel’s! God blessings be with all!
Bill. We’re sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Please know your family remains in our prayers for peace and comfort during this most difficult time. God’s eternal blessings.
I did not have the pleasure of knowing Ms. Ellis, but I certainly know and love her daughter, Shar…She had to be a remarkable lady to raise Shar into the person who she is….Jim and I offer our sincere condolences to all the family who have lost this fabulous little lady. May Rosemary forever rest in peace and may all the memories of her bring you blessings……
My dear sweet Shari, your mom is now at peace and shining down on your family. May she rest now in the beautiful heavens above. Hugs and prayers to you and your family. ❤️
I am truly sorry for your loss. Your mother was a vital part of the P.P.P.S. and we miss her terribly as I’m sure you do also.
We are so sorry for your loss. Rosemary was the treasurer of PPPS for over 20 years and also kept displays in the windows at the Opera House. She was a friend to many. We miss her so much.