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NOVEMBER 30, 1930 – SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

Rosemarie Brown, 91, passed away peacefully in her home in Fort Collins, CO surrounded by her family.

Born in New Castle, PA on November 30, 1930, she was the daughter of Domenico and Mary L. Sands. Rosemarie graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1953 and taught elementary school in New Castle, Southern California and at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. In 1962 married Douglas Brown of Whittier, CA.

Rosemarie was devoted to her faith and to her family. She enjoyed playing with her grandchildren, reading, teaching and learning.

Rosemarie is survived by her 4 children R. Brown, P. Brown, J. Hedrick, C. Brown and 6 grandchildren.

A memorial service for Rosemarie will be held at noon, Monday, October 24, 2022 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Ft. Collins, CO. For details, please visit

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Loveland Police, Lodge 52 Benevolent Fund. Please visit for more information.