Rosemary Bruns

February 14, 2021

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Bruns, Rosemary. Age 82 passed away peacefully at her home on February 14, 2021.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years Alfred Bruns, parents Carl and Alice Kessen, sister Agnes Kessen and brother Carl Kessen.  She is survived by her sisters Dorothy Stenger, Alice Gerstner, Kathy Huber and Martha Kessen and daughters Mary Ann McCarthy (Bob), Teresa Sarmiento (George), Patty Hadden (John) and Donna Kelly. She will be missed deeply by her ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Rosemary dedicated her life to family and faith. She lived fifty-two years in St Leon, Indiana where she shared her faith @ St Joseph Catholic Church and her sewing skills with family, friends and the community. For the past seven years, Rosemary has been part of the Mercy Community @ Winton Woods. Many thanks to the director, staff & friends who supported Rosemary. Heartfelt thanks to the doctors and nurses that cared for Rosemary during her illness. Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Vivian Church 7600 Winton Rd., Finneytown, Friday, February 26th, at 11AM.  Graveside Committal  to follow immediately  at St Joseph Cemetery in St Leon. The Mass will also be live streamed at or    for those that wish to attend virtually. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mercy Community @ Winton Woods. Checks can be made payable to Mercy and mailed to Mercy Community @ Winton Woods, 10290 Mill Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231 Attn: Michelle Bankhead. Condolences to

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Diane (Hilbert) McConnell - Feb 26, 2021
My family and I are so sorry to hear of Rosemary's passing. She was a wonderful person and a true role model. She took such great care of the St. Joseph's Parish here in St. Leon and was truly missed when she moved away. May she rest in peace.
Joe Vogelgesang - Feb 24, 2021
Sorry for the loss of Rosemary! She always brightened everyone's day. She and Uncle Al would come to some of my ballgames to cheer me on. I remember having some of my better games with them in attendance. Rosemary also 'hemmed' my wife's wedding dress and did a tremendous job. She will be dearly missed. I will be unable to attend mass on Friday but I hope everyone is staying healthy. Joe and Kim Vogelgesang
Debbie - Feb 22, 2021
Aunt Rosemary will be missed greatly! She was always smiling and so giving of herself and her time. Many great memories growing up with all of our family get togethers. May she rest in peace as she is reunited with Uncle Al. Prayers of peace and comfort for all of the family.
Rita E. Alig - Feb 19, 2021
I was so sorry to hear about Rosemary. I don't think I ever saw her without a smile. She unselfishly helped at St. Joseph's. She was always willing to lend a hand. She will be greatly missed. I want to extend my sincere condolences to the family. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Judy & Jerry Hobbs - Feb 19, 2021
Our sympathy to Rosemary's family. Alfred and Rosemary were a great part of our young life. A lot of good memories.
Sandy (Stenger) Whitehead - Feb 19, 2021
Our sincere condolences to Rosemary's family. I have great memories of her from St. Joseph's Church in St. Leon (now All Saints). She always did so much to care for the church and was a very sweet lady.
Ross & Lan Jones - Feb 18, 2021
Rosemary was always a special Lady to our family! So many wonderful times & memories that will always be cherished! WE Loved Her & Will Miss Her! Our Sincere Sympathies are offered to the Family and may Dearest Rosemary be at Peace & in the Loving care of Our Lord!
Glyn Halsey - Feb 18, 2021
What a pleasure it was to know Rosemary here at Mercy Community. We were involved in lots of activities, played Scrabble and cards together. Such a delight. I will especially miss her in the summer when I would buy fresh veggies for her. We always chatted for a few minutes. You will be missed Rosemary. Condolences to her wonderful family .
Tom, Jenny and Family - Feb 18, 2021
Our sincerest sympathy to the entire family Aunt Rosemary was a special lady and great person. She will be sorely missed. Lots of Love Tom and Family