RobinsonROBINSON, Rosemary (nee O’Keefe)
May 23, 1917 – August 25, 2014
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Rosemary left us to join her husband Russell (1990) with whom she celebrated 55 years of marriage, her children Jerry (1948), Wayne (1972), Darcy (1979) and her grandchildren Jamie Lynne Allen (1967) and Charlene Rounding – Mac Millan (2011). She was born to Theresa (nee McCarthy) & John Patrick O’Keefe as the youngest of their 6 children. Mom leaves behind her children, Pat & husband Ron Rounding of Essex, Jim & wife Shirley of Nova Scotia, Glendora, Margaret, Neil & wife Rose, Ed, daughters-in-law Shirley Robinson, Colette Robinson and son-in-law Gerry Chittle, all of Windsor. Grandma will be missed by her 22 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 31 great-great-grandchildren. Rosemary will always be remembered for her famous fried chicken and many hilarious driving adventures which we all enjoyed sharing with family and friends. She took it all in stride with saying “oh you kids!” and laughed as much as we did. Rosemary worked for Stokely-Van Camp in Essex as one of the “Can Can Girls”, as a homemaker with the Red Cross and volunteered as classroom assistant at W.J. Langlois School where her grandchildren remember how proud they were to have their grandma in their school. Please join Rosemary’s family at WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234, 1700 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Visiting continues at St.Theresa Church (1991 Norman Road) on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. She will then be carried to her place of rest at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens by her “troublemakers” Linda, Barb, Dianne, Jackie, Donna and Melissa. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in Rosemary’s name to a charity of your choice. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at

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