Rose Marie Collopy



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Rose Marie Collopy

  • DIED: April 13, 2018
  • LOCATION: Hartford, Connecticut

Rose Marie (Tierney) Collopy, recently of Westbrook, Connecticut, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2018. She was 89 years old. She was born and raised in Maysville, Kentucky, a few doors down from her future husband, Tom Collopy. After graduating valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of their high school class, they followed each other to Cincinnati, Ohio, where she graduated as an RN from Good Samaritan Hospital nursing school, married, and bore 5 children. The family moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and resided there for 11 years before a final move to Westbrook, Connecticut. She was strong-willed, hard-working and giving. She raised a large, close-knit family and enjoyed a long career as a caring nurse. She was the daughter of Paul and Alice Tierney and beloved wife of the late Thomas Joseph Collopy for 58 years. Dear and devoted mother/(mother-in-law) of Tim (Ceil) Collopy, Alice (Ed) Ninteau, Carla (Tom) Martin, Maria (Jim) Braun, and Gina (Steve) O'Connell. Loving grandmother of eleven. Sister/(sister-in-law) of Kathleen (Scott) Ware and Paul (Pat) Tierney, and the late Jack and Louise Collopy. Aunt of many dear nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 17th at 11:00 AM at St. Mark the Evangelist Church, 222 McVeagh Road in Westbrook. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery in Westbrook. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to the Corneal Dystrophy Foundation. 6066 McAbee Road , San Jose California, 95120.https://www.cornealdystrophyfoundation.org/donation To share a memory of Rose Marie please visit www.rwwfh.com Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook


Mass of Christian Burial
  • Tuesday, April 17
    11:00 AM
  • St. Mark the Evangelist Church
  • 222 McVeagh Rd
  • Westbrook, CT 06498
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Burial
  • Tuesday April 17
  • Ressurection Cemetery
  • Route 145
  • Westbrook, CT 06498
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“ To Tim, Alice, Carla, Maria, and Gina and families. Danny and I are so sorry for your loss. Rosemarie was one of the first people we met when we...Read More »

Posted by: Flora and Danny Bowes - Westbrook, CT

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