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Rose Marie Osmer

December 10, 2017

West Topsham, VT

Rose Marie (Colbeth) Osmer of Claflin Road passed away Sunday Evening (December 10, 2017) at Grafton County Nursing Home in Haverhill, NH following a period of declining health.  She was 69.


Born on July 26, 1948 in Newbury, VT, she was the daughter of Elmer B. and Marguerite W. (Hood) Colbeth.  Rose attended Newbury Schools.


On October 12, 1968, she was united in marriage to Harold E. Osmer and they settled in West Topsham.


In addition to being a homemaker, in earlier years, she drove school bus for John Pierson and worked as an aide at the Berlin Convalescent Home and Rowan Court in Berlin.


She will be remembered as one who adored her husband, family, and grandchildren.  She also enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, doing puzzles and coloring.


Besides her parents, she is pre-deceased by two brothers Richard Colbeth and Timothy Colbeth and a brother-in-law Roland Cross.


She leaves her loving husband of 49 years Harold E. Osmer, Sr., of West Topsham; a son Harold E. Osmer, Jr of Corinth; a daughter Annette Wilson and companion Gregg Barney of East Barre; grandchildren: Jordan Osmer and wife Brittnay of Wells River, Rebecca Osmer and Hanna Osmer both of Corinth, and Hayley Wilson of West Topsham; a great-grandbaby to be born in December; a brother Harley Colbeth of Peacham; a sister Margaret Cross of Jeffersonville, VT; a sister-in-law Linda Colbeth of Newbury as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, December 23 at Hale Funeral Home, 187 Upper Plain, Bradford, VT. Rev. Chris Autry of Faith Community Church in Barre, VT will officiate.  A calling hour will be held from 1:00pm to 2:00pm prior to the service.


Memorial donations may be made to Grafton County Nursing Home, patient activity fund, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774. Online guestbook at


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