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February 19, 2013

Rosemarie E. Hugick

Rosemarie E. Hugick

RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Rosemarie Elizabeth Hugick, 77, of State Highway 28, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2013, at Folts Home in Herkimer.

She was born on Sept. 4, 1935, in the Bronx, daughter of the late Fritz and Elizabeth Geiger Breuer.

Rosemarie was raised in the Bronx and was a graduate of Walton High School. On Oct. 28, 1967, she was united in marriage with Michael Hugick in Saint Joseph’s Church, West Winfield. They made their home on the family dairy farm in Richfield Springs. For 26 years, Mrs. Hugick, along with her husband, worked the farm. They retired from farming in 1993. After their retirement she and her husband delivered the daily newspaper and she also worked for the Pennysaver in Richfield Springs. Mr. Hugick preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2012.

Rosemarie had a strong faith in God and was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Richfield Springs. In her leisure time she enjoyed the exercise program for senior citizens at the Richfield Springs Veterans Club. She had a special love for animals, especially her barn cats and more recently the many birds that visited her birdfeeder every day.

To all who knew her she will always be remembered as a kind, caring and loving lady whose family came first and foremost in her life she will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her son, David Hugick of Richfield Springs; two cousins, Kurt Lenhard of Richfield Springs and Helen Bott of Towaco, N.J.; several nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Calling hours for Mrs. Hugick will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church with the Rev. Matthew B. Wetsel, Pastor, officiating.

Spring interment will be in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, Richfield Springs.

The family thanks the first floor staff and the rehabilitation staff of Folts Home for the care and compassion shown to Rosemarie during her stay.

Expressions of sympathy may be made with memorial donations to the Richfield Springs Emergency Rescue Squad or the Folts Foundation Physical Therapy Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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