October 17, 1946 - March 3, 2021
Waverly, New York
March 3, 2021
October 17, 1946
Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. James Church, 503 Clark Street, Waverly, New York
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 3 to 5 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York
St. James Cemetery, Waverly, New York
Rosemary A. Wright, 74, of Waverly passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.
She was predeceased by her parents, Anthony and Katherine Guerriere.
Rosemary is survived by her soul mate and husband of 53 years, Robert E. Wright III; her beloved daughters, Stacey (Terry) Bevil of Spring Texas and Kelly (Kenneth) Goodwin of Waverly, NY; her precious granddaughters, Emily, Kathryn and Madelyn Goodwin of Waverly, NY and Alex, Taylor and Logan Bevil of Spring, TX; and her sister and best friend, Kathleen “Kath” Guerriere of Stoneham, MA.
Rosemary graduated from Ithaca High School and Auburn Community College before marrying the love of her life Bob in 1967. Together they owned the Jolly Farmer in Waverly, NY for over 40 years before retiring in 2017. Rosemary was a devote Catholic and she was a member of St. James Blessed Trinity Parish. Her devotion led her to be an adorer at Epiphany’s Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel. She loved baking, cooking, sewing, shopping, and woodworking. She shared her talents with her family and friends through hosting gatherings and her signature joy of gift giving. She took great pride in her home and would spend countless hours decorating it, inside and out, for each season and holiday. She had a pure and generous heart, always putting others first. Rosemary was the heart of her family and loved nothing more than spending time with them. She shared a special bond with her daughters that only strengthened as time passed. She was not only their mother and a person to guide them through the challenges they faced but was also a cherished friend that they talked to and shared with daily. She adored her granddaughters which she referred to as “her girls”. They were all “perfect” in her eyes. She cherished spending every moment she could with them. Distance was no barrier as she never missed a birthday or special event for any of "her girls". She loved frequently visiting family in Texas and enjoyed her family time at the beach. She was the Queen of impartiality and therefore was banned from judging any of her girls’ competitions from pageants to cupcake wars as they would always end in a tie, never wanting any of them to feel slighted. Just as Stacey and Kelly were her pride and joy, “her girls” all knew she would love them “Always and Forever” as it was written in every heartfelt card she wrote. She set the bar high for being an amazing wife, sister, mother, Nana, and friend. There will forever be a void left in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.
A time of calling will be held on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 3 to 5 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York. A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. James Church, 503 Clark Street, Waverly, New York with Rev. Daniel White officiating. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Rosemary’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may be made in Rosemary’s memory to St. James Church c/o Blessed Trinity Parrish, 309 Front Street, Owego, NY 13827.
From: Laura Hoppe
I am so terribly sorry to learn of Rosemary's passing. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. You are all in my prayers.
From: Jodi And Steve Austin
We are so very saddened to hear this news. Rosemary was a wonderful, hard working lady. Prayers to you all.
Jodi and Steve
From: John & Carolyn Altieri
Sorry to hear of Rosemary passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
From: Dan and Rose Eiklor
Sincere condolences to Bob and his Family. Always enjoyed picking on Rosemary at the Jolly. She was always a pleasure to talk to. Rosemary and Bob have always been great neighbors. Thoughts and prayers.
From: Toni Jo Peterson
To Bob and family, I am sorry for your loss. Rosemary was a lovely person and always had a smile for everyone she met. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless.
From: Ann marie McGuire
Prayers for Bob and family ..... so sorry❤️
From: Toni Risboskin
Prayers & heartfelt thoughts are with you in the loss of your dear mother. She will forever be in your hearts & fond memories.
From: Charles Carver
Bob, and family...I was very sorry to read of Rosemary's passing. May your many wonderful memories sustain you, and may God heal you.
From: Dan & Nicole Sheehan
Uncle Bob, Stacey & Kelly I am so sorry. Rosemary will be missed. Wishing you the strength to carry on through this difficult time.
From: Dave and Carrie Vanhousen
Bob and family, so very sorry for your loss Rosemary was a great lady.. I will always have fond memories of working with Rosemary at Jolly.
From: Barb & Myron Bucholtz
Dear Bob & family,
We were so sad to hear about Rosemary's passing. She was always special in our eyes. She always had a big,welcoming smile on her lovely face. She always talked about how much she loved her family and every time we saw you in Becky's, the photos came out. Such love. It's wonderful.We are so sorry for your loss.
From: Tonya Dewhitt
Stacey and family - I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom. It's easy to see how wonderful she was and how she poured love into you by the amazing mom you are. Continued prayers!
From: Ruth Cheresnowsky
Dear Bob & Family,
So sorry for your loss. What a lovely tribute! I always looked forward to our chats when she came into the dental office & she always stopped working in the Jolly to come talk to me & we would catch up talking about our children & grandchildren. She was a special lady. Take care.
From: Gabe Schmieg
Bob & Family,
So sorry to hear about Rosemary’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
From: Kevin & Megan Guzylak
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time.
From: Steve and Joyce Kirby
Dear Kathy and family
Sending love, prayers,and condolences on the loss of your beloved Rosemary.
From: Guy and Diana Auge
We send our sympathy to Rosemary Wright's family at her passing. It was a sincere pleasure to know her, and feel her love for all who passed her way.
From: Ron Cole
Was sorry to hear of Rosemary's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. She was certainly a nice lady that had a good way about her, no matter who was in the store.
From: Shirley Tyrrell
My sincere sympathy goes out to the family who loss such a beautiful person. Rosemary was so kind to me over the years. Encouraging me to believe and with such warm and caring hugs. Her kindness set such a great example that all of us need to aim to be. I will miss her. God Bless this family.