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April 25, 2014

Thelma A. Rosa

Thelma A. Rosa

ONEONTA — Thelma A. Rosa, 99, passed away April 23, 2014, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home, Oneonta.

She was born April 19, 1915, in Meredith, the daughter of George and Edna (Odell) Squaires.

She married Elliot Rosa, who predeceased her.

Thelma attended the Wesleyan Church, Oneonta. She spent most her life working hard at a variety of jobs. She loved playing bingo, helping people and going fishing.

She is survived by her children, Richard and Ernestine Currie of Oneonta, Jeanette Currie of Wells Bridge, Dorothy D’Esposito of Florida, Walter and Donna Currie of Oneonta; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pearl Daly and Christina Banner; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, Roy Currie; two infant children; brothers, Thomas, Theodore and Osborne Currie; and sister, Martha Daly.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. with the funeral at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Wesleyan Church, 5308 State Highway 23, Oneonta, with the Rev. Eric Santamont, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin.

Donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

The Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta, is assisting the family.

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