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Rosemary J.  Townsend
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Obituary for Rosemary J. Townsend

Casco- Rosemary J. Townsend, 94, of Meadow Road, died peacefully on April 1, 2018 following a brief illness.

She was born in Portland, Maine on August 12, 1923 the daughter of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Ganley) Lally. Rosemary attended school at St. Dominic’s and Portland High School, she also attended cosmetology school.

Rosemary worked her entire career as beautician at Hines Beauty Shop and Valrios Beauty Shop.

In her spare time, Rosemary was an avid fan of the New England Sports teams, especially the Boston Red Sox who she waited sixty years for them to win a World Series. She enjoyed listening to oldies music, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time surrounded by her family.

Rosemary was a member of the Irish American Club, American Legion, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, YNZ Club, and the Maine Society for the Protection of Animals.

Rosemary was predeceased by her husband John B. Townsend Jr., two daughters, Veronica L. Prescott and Joan E. Trimble, one grandson, seven sisters, and three brothers. She is survived by a son, Kerry P. and his wife Robin Townsend of Hollis; a stepson, John B. III and his wife Linda Townsend of MA; nine grandchildren; several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours and celebration of Rosemary’s life will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland. A service will follow at the chapel at 11:00am. Burial will be at a later date at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta, Maine. To view Rosemary’s memorial page, or to share an online condolence, please visit www.ConroyTullyWalker.com


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Visiting Hours

Friday

6

Apr

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home - Portland Chapel

172 State Street
Portland, ME 04101

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Friday

6

Apr

11:00 AM
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home - Portland Chapel

172 State Street
Portland, ME 04101

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