Rosemary (Will) Gesselman, 89, of Newburgh passed away and went home to be with her husband, Bob, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 surrounded by her family.
She was born on December 12, 1931 in Evansville, IN. to the late Theodore (Ted) & Catherine (Goelzhauser) Will.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for many years and the American Legion Kapperman Post 44. Rosemary volunteered at St. Marys Hospital and formerly worked at the Homestead Restaurant in Newburgh with her Good Friend, Margaret Welte. She enjoyed her time in the kitchen cooking and baking where she was known for her cinnamon rolls and dumplings amongst other delicious foods. She loved playing cards, quilting, traveling, casinos and being in the company of family. Rosemary and Bob took many trips with their life-long friends, Roy and Shirley Winterheimer. Rosemary and Shirley shared eighty-three years of memories and much love between both of the families.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 48 years, Robert "Bob" Gesselman, her newborn son, Michael Eugene, Daughter-in-law, Karen Gesselman, brothers, David and Clem Will, sister, Marilyn Quirk.
Rosemary is survived by her four children, Trish (Allen) Goodge, Michael Gesselman, Tim (Stacy) Gesselman, and Jane Giolitto.
Grandchildren, Josh (Andrea) Utterback, Jared (Andrea) Utterback, Katlynn (Nathan) Schnur, Kyle Gesselman, Haley (Tanner) Oing, Robert (Jamie) Gesselman, Sean Gesselman, Taylor (Eithan) Long, Tristen Giolitto, Maria Giolitto.
Great grandchildren, Cameron (Brianna), Taylor, & Samantha Utterback, Aiden, Blake, and Bryce Schnur, Kylie & Caelynn Long, Audrey Giolitto.
Also 8 siblings, Kathleen Libbert, Charles Will Sr., Mildred Brockman, Sue Unfried, Steve Will, Barbara Mattingly, Donna Wrinkles, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 625 Frame Rd. Newburgh, IN 47630.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 625 Frame Rd. Newburgh, IN. With burial at St. John Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St. Newburgh, IN 47630 (812) 853-8314 with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. to mass time at church.
Sympathy wishes may be expressed at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Titzer Family Funeral Homes.