Rose M. Cory


Rose M. Cory of Meadville went to be with her Lord and Savior April 11, 2017. She was 84.
She was born July 12, 1932, in East McKeesport, Pa., a daughter of John L. and Magdalena Eltscher Hagen.
She had been married to Philip T. Cory, the father of her three children.
Rose was a 1950 graduate of Grove City High School and attended Grove City College and received an art certification.
She worked at Cooper Bessemer in Grove City, office manager in the Grove City Borough office, Kocher's Grove City Floral, Loeffler's and Duerr's Florists in Meadville, and retired from Allegheny College Pelletier Library.
A member of Stone United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women,
Rose enjoyed cooking, baking, arts and crafts, and was an avid reader. She taught and played the piano, made floral arrangements from her own fresh and dried flowers, book marks, gift cards, and framed wall arrangements. She loved animals, especially dogs and cats, and was an active volunteer at the Meadville Soup Kitchen for several years.
Survivors include twin daughters, Janice and Joyce Cory, both of Cambridge Springs; a son, Jeffrey Cory of Meadville; a nephew, Douglas Moon and his wife Gail of Greenville; a niece, Stacy Kozel and her husband Dennis of Mequon, Wis.; and several other nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Violet Moon and Fern Jacobson.
Memorials may be made to Stone United Methodist Church or the Meadville Soup Kitchen, both at 956 S. Main St., Meadville, PA 16335; or the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, PA 16335.

Rose M., 84, Meadville.
Calling hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday (4-13-17) in ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville. Memories and condolences may be shared at
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Friday (4-14-17) in Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St., Meadville.
Interment: Greendale Cemetery.
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