Niagara Gazette


August 31, 2013

Rosemarie Moyer


Rosemarie Moyer, age 94, of Lewiston NY, died on Thursday, August 29, 2013 in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence in Lewiston, after a short illness. Rosemarie was born on May 10, 1919 in Austin, PA, the daughter of the late John and Molly (Glatz) Miklitsch.
She attended Sacred Heart Parochial School and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1937. After graduation, Rosemarie was employed as a typist by the Niagara Falls Board of Education and then as a window decorator for F.W. Woolworth. She had also worked for Harris & Lever as a flower arranger. Rosemarie was a communicant of St. Peter's RC Church in Lewiston. She enjoyed gardening, flower arranging, and oil painting.
She was married to William L. Newton for 28 1/2 years until his passing in 1969. Her second husband, Charles W. Moyer, Sr. passed in 2004 after 30 years of marriage. She is survived by two sons, Bruce D. (Diana) Newton of Youngstown and Robert C. Newton (fiance'e Joanna Tuzzeo) of Lockport; two stepdaughters, Linda Whitesell of Wheeling, IL and Suzanne (Lynn) Stein of Princess Ann, MD; a brother, Robert W. (Kathryn) Miklitsch of Lewiston; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, William L. Newton, Jr.; a stepson, Charles W. Moyer, Jr.; two brothers, John and Frank Miklitsch; and two sisters, Frances Wills and Mary Louise Murray.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 3rd at 10:00 AM in St. Peter's RC Church, 600 Center St., Lewiston with the Rev. Msgr. David G. LiPuma officiating. NO PRIOR VISITATION. Burial will be private in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston. Memorials may be made to the Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Ambulance Fund, 145 N. 6th St., P.O. Box 748, Lewiston, NY 14092. Arrangements have been entrusted to HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth & Ridge Streets, Lewiston.
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