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Rosemary "Rosie" Harper


Rosemary "Rosie" Harper, 83, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Life Care Center of Medina following a short illness. She was born June 13, 1936 and was a 1954 graduate of Eaton High School.

Rosie was well known in the Elyria and Lorain areas from her bar tending and big red hair. She also worked at the Chronicle Telegram for many years.

She is survived by sons, Darren Paul Harper (Brandy), Mark Harper (Darla) and Jim Harper; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph & Mary Cerba and by her sister, Lilian Mager.

A celebration of life will be held at the AmVets Post #32, 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria from 2 to 8 p.m., July 20, 2019.

Arrangements were being handled by The Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton, where friends may leave online condolences to the family at

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