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In Memory of

Rosemary Speier

November 18, 1925 - November 15, 2016

Obituary


Rosemary Speier, 90

Waterville - Rosemary Ivory Speier was born in Camden, New Jersey, on November 18, 1925, the youngest child of John W. and Rose Mary Oehlers Ivory. In 1948, she met the love of her life, John H. Speier, at a Dancette. They married on November 18, 1949. Daughter Linda was born in New Jersey and daughter Cynthia was born in Ohio.

The Speiers moved many times, as John's career as a mechanical engineer with Scott Paper Company took him up and down the Eastern Seaboard, finally to Alabama,...

Rosemary Speier, 90

Waterville - Rosemary Ivory Speier was born in Camden, New Jersey, on November 18, 1925, the youngest child of John W. and Rose Mary Oehlers Ivory. In 1948, she met the love of her life, John H. Speier, at a Dancette. They married on November 18, 1949. Daughter Linda was born in New Jersey and daughter Cynthia was born in Ohio.

The Speiers moved many times, as John's career as a mechanical engineer with Scott Paper Company took him up and down the Eastern Seaboard, finally to Alabama, where they retired. After John passed away in 2015, Rosemary moved to Maine to be near daughter Cindy.

Rosemary was a talented homemaker, who gardened, sewed, cooked, served as a Scout leader, and devoted herself to her husband and daughters. She was an accomplished golfer, even having a hole-in-one. Rosemary and John traveled extensively all over the U. S.

Rosemary passed away on November 15, 2016. She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Roger) Bowman and Cynthia (Joe) Reese, grandchildren Joseph Reese, Jennifer (Rees Evans) Reese, Robert (Mindy) Bowman, Rachel (Justin) Glantz, and T.C. Bowman, and great grandchildren Zachary and Frankie Reese, Wyatt and Remy Glantz, Jetson and Rocket Bowman. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John, her parents, Aunt Marie and Uncle John, and brothers John and Richard. She will be laid to rest in a private ceremony, next to her husband, at the Veterans Cemetery in Augusta, Maine.

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