Rosemarie I. Bailey

Rosemarie I. Bailey, 70, of Berwick passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Geisinger Bloomsburg Heath Care, with her family by her side.

Born March 7, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Manuel C. and Aurore (Bolduc) Amaral. She was raised and educated in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where she worked as a waitress before moving to Pennsylvania. Locally she was employed at Consolidated Cigar in Berwick, and Country Cousins in Mocanaqua, where she was a Union President. Most recently, she worked at Berwick Offray.

Rosemarie was adventurous, riding 2 and 4-wheel vehicles all over PA and the New England states. She liked bowling. She was involved with animal husbandry, raising dogs, cats and all kinds of exotic birds. She was an avid Boston Red Socks and Jeff Gordon NASCAR fan. She also enjoyed dining out and bingo. She loved going to the movies.

She will be greatly missed by her husband of over 17 years, Jon L. Bailey; brothers, Manuel J. Amaral and wife Anita, Mass; Raymond Amaral, Mass; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Amaral, Shickshinny; nieces and nephews; and best friend of 55 years, Joyce Puterbaugh.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald J. Amaral and aunt, Virginia Amaral.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Living Hope Community Church, 102 Warren Street, Nescopeck with Pastor Mike Maleski officiating. Family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, 57 North Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

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