Rosemary Habel

Rosemary Habel

Sunday, February 23rd, 1936 - Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Rosemary Johnson Habel, 84, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 3, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Lawrence Habel, Jr.; her parents, Bryant Lee Johnson and Mary Myrtle Johnson (Nichols); brother, Dr. Wayne Johnson; and sister, Inez Gilhooly. She is survived by her daughter, Belinda Gilmer (David) of Roanoke, and her two grandchildren, Elana Fisher and Wesley Gilmer. She is also survived by her brother-in law Eugene Gilhooly, and her sister-in-law, Ruth Habel.

Rosemary was born on February 23, 1936 in Roanoke, Virginia. She worked as a secretary for many years at Webber Florist. She was later a director for Child Care Centers in Roanoke.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Oakey’s North Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Dr. George Bulson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her church, Connelly Memorial Baptist Church, 6840 Thirlane Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019. Arrangements by Oakey’s North Chapel.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Oakey's North Chapel
    6732 Peters Creek Road
    Roanoke, VA 24019
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  • Service

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 11:00am
    Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
    5737 Airport Rd.
    Roanoke, VA 24012
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Dr. George Bulson


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