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Rosemary Wheeler



Rosemary Wheeler, born Rosemary Ruggieri, 84, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022, at her home in Danville.

She was born February 14, 1938, in Rockville.

When Rosemary was a young girl, her father passed away leaving her in the care of her Aunt Ida. Her aunt raised her in Rockville, and she graduated from Rockville High School in 1956. In her younger years she enjoyed a multitude of sports, including volleyball, softball and basketball. She also enjoyed bowling in her earlier years.

A visitation will be held for Rosemary Wednesday, April 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, located at 3940 N. Vermilion St. in Danville. A Rosary Service will take place prior to the visitation at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. A Prayer Service will be Thursday, April 14, at 10 a.m. at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel, located at 818 Wendt Avenue, also in Danville. Father Loftus from Holy Family Catholic Church will be leading Prayer. She will be laid to rest at the cemetery following.

Please join Rosemary’s family in sharing memories, videos and photos on her Tribute Wall at

For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.

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