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Rosella S. Climer
Rosella S. ClimerNavyNurseCorpsRosella Susan Climer, age 94, of LaRue, died Wednesday July 16, 2008 at 2:55 AM at Marion General Hospital.

She was born August 31, 1913 in Vernon, CT to the late Frank and Dora (Green) Miffitt.  On November 23, 1940 she married James Elwood Climer and he died June 24, 1985.

She was a Registered Nurse. Attended St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Hartford, CT.  She later worked as a general duty nurse at Dearborn Medical Center Hospital and also was head nurse at central supply at Springfield City Hospital. She also served in the U S Navy in the Navy Nurse Corps between the years 1936 to 1941. She was a member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church in LaRue.

She is survived by one daughter-in –law Cynthia R. Climer of LaRue, Two grandchildren; Michael J. Climer of Richwood, and William R. (Kirsten Kerr) Climer of Columbus, one Great Granddaughter; Charley Michelle Climer.  Special friend Sandra Campbell of Richwood.   Brothers and sisters surviving are Joseph T. (Mary) Miffitt of Ellington, CT, Irene (Robert) Sherman of Albuquerque, NM, Julius J. Miffitt of Ellington, CT, Lillian (Ed) Robb of Fountain Valley, CA, and Mae (Victor) Lemieux of S. Windsor, CT.  Sister-in-law Ann Miffitt of Tolland, CT, Hazel Miffitt of Ellington, CT.  

Preceded in death by one son; Robert J. Climer, Brothers and Sisters; Francis F. Miffitt, Michael Miffitt, Doris (Sim) Luhrsen, George Miffitt, Albert (Lois) Miffitt, and Elmer Miffitt.

Funeral Services will be held Friday July 18, 2008 at 1:00 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue.  Minister will be Fr. Joshua Wagner.  Burial in the Somerford Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home in LaRue one hour before service time on Friday.

Those who wish may make contributions to the American Cancer Society.

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#1 from: Beth and Bill Duncan
Springfield, OH
Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:23 PM

Dear Cindy and family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy for Rose's passing. Cindy you are an angel to care for Rose for so many years and a blessing. I know she will be missed by all.
You are in our prayers. We send our love.

#2 from: Suzi Clarkson
Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 11:39 PM

Cindy and family.  So sorry to hear of your loss.  I know that you all will miss her.  Cindy, I think about you often and wonder how you are doing.  You all are in my thoughts and prayers.  Love,  Suzi  

#3 from: Linda "Lutz" Kuhn
Springfield, Ohio
Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:36 AM

Beth told us of your mother-in-laws passing.  You have my sympathy.

Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 4:07 PM

Cindy and family;
Sorry to hear of your lose,Rose was a super lady.We only met her once,bur it was memprable.

#5 from: christy king
Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 12:06 PM

Hi Cindy and family,  We are sorry for your loss and grateful that we got to see Rose in June! I've never met a sweeter person and now she is   at peace with Bob.  Caring thoughts are with you today and always...Love Christy, Eddie,and girls

#6 from: Cherryl Free
New Carlisle, OH
Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 4:12 PM

I was sorry to learn of your mother-in-law's passing.  She lived a long, full life and was fortunate to have your loving care in doing so.  I
know she will be missed.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

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