Rosalie Ellen Shirley Hough

Rosalie Ellen Shirley Hough, age 68, of James-town, N.Y., died Saturday May 10, 2014, in her home with her family at her side after a courageous struggle with cancer. She was born Feb. 22, 1946, in Warren, Pa., to the late Herman E. Shirley and Florence Jean (Walter) Shirley. Rosalie graduated from high school in Warren, Pa. A woman of many interests, she enjoyed crocheting, camping, family get-togethers and attending Church on Sundays. She was a member of the New Covenant Assembly in Jamestown.

She is survived by: her daughters: Marsha Shirley (fiance David Baron) of Jamestown, Sonya Finch (fiance Philip Kiziah) of North Carolina, Tina Keeler (Jeff) of Jamestown; sons: Tim Finch (Patty) of Russell, Pa., and Ricky Finch of Jamestown; 18 grandchildren and 12 great–grandchildren; brothers: Ira Shirley (Debbie) of Bradford, Pa., William Shirley of Jamestown, and Pa-trick Shirley of Pa., Roger Shirley (Laurie) of Brad-ford, Pa.; sisters: Cheryl Leak of Jamestown, Patricia Holmes of Jamestown, and Wilma Buchanan (Bob) of Falconer, N.Y.; also survived by; 16 nieces and nephews, her niece Shyanne Shirley, Rosalie’s special gift, as Shyanne was born on Rosalie’s birthday; many cousins, and best friends Linda Haney and Kathy Rowland, and her favorite dog, Nena. Besides her parents, Rosalie is preceded in death by her husbands Raymond Cecil Finch Webster Dean Hough, and many siblings.

Friends and family may call Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 10-11 a.m. at the New Covenant Assembly, 17 Arlington Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. A funeral luncheon at the church will follow the service. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Covenant Assembly. Special thanks to Mrs. Hough’s caregivers: her daughters Marsha, Sonya and Tina; her granddaughter Kim and son-in-law Jeff. Online condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneral home.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 679-9000.