CHARDON – Rosemarie Susan Bene (nee Cerame), age 79, died Oct. 20, 2020, at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township.
Born April 1, 1941, in Cleveland, to Michael and Rose Marie (nee Guliuzza) Cerame, she has been a Chardon area resident for 45 years.
Rosemarie was a parishioner of the Church of St. Mary in Chardon and member of OAPSE, organizing and helping with the annual pancake breakfasts for many years.
She was a bus driver for Chardon Schools for 35 years, in addition to working part-time at Bostwick’s Hardware.
She is survived by her sons, Paul (Tina) Bene, of Mentor, Timothy Bene, of Euclid; daughters, Rosemarie (Timothy) Abramczyk, of Chardon, Antoinette (Anthony) Coniglio, of Mentor, and Christine (Thomas) Hummel Jr., of Chardon; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Rosemarie was preceded by her parents; brother; and two sisters.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Oct. 30, from 4-8 p.m., at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon.
A private graveside service will be held at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon Township.
The family has requested memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Ohio Division, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.