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Rosemarie Noel Terry, age 77, died on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. She was born December 25, 1939 to the late Theodore Phillips and the late Annette Phillips.

Born and raised in Clawson, Michigan, it was there that Rosemarie enjoyed her childhood, received her catholic school education, and grew in stature to become a beautiful wife, mother and grandmother. She worked diligently to keep the home fires burning bright, to care for her loved ones' every need, and to instill them all with the traditions of family. In 1995, once her family was raised and on their own, it was then that Rosemarie decided it was time to enter the work world which led to her being offered a position at one of the automotive giants, the Ford Motor Company. For over 10 years she put her skills and talents to work as a seamstress, first at the Utica Trim Plant, and ultimately retiring from the Chesterfield Plant in 2005 after extending the utmost in dedicated service.

The year 2005 was notable for a number of reasons, perhaps the greatest of which was the blossoming romance that followed both she and a friends' newfound singleness. Though they had known each other for over 50 years, Rosemarie and Homer were spouses who had lost their loved one and were, now, simply making their way through grief and plodding a new path in life,…with each other. Eventually, Cupid's arrow pierced both their hearts and a loving relationship ensued which they have shared for 12 years now.

Keeping herself entertained was never a problem for Rosemarie. For those precious quiet times she was able to corral, she could often be found curled up with a good book or magazine as she loved to read. Being an avid reader, Rosemarie understood that books equal learning, learning equals knowledge, and knowledge leads to success,…unless, of course, the pages you are turning are laden with some kind of cowboy romance or the like. (Ha!) For the times she was looking for something a bit more invigorating, it often entailed a trip to the casino where she loved to give Ol" Lady Luck a run for her money. Once there, it was almost always those One-Armed Bandits that got their exercise with Rosemarie at the stick!

Yet of all the memories and moments that brought her the most joy and pleasure, it was definitely her cherished grandchildren. The 2-3 hours she spent on Sunday's with them were her little slice of Heaven that she coveted and held close to her heart. The summer months were like her Sunday's on steroids as she was given the opportunity of sharing their company 3 days each week. And if it wasn't the grandkids instilling her with joy, it was the rest of the family, with their gregarious spirits, that provided the laughter that filled her heart and soul.

For over 10 years, Rosemarie was just one of the throngs of Michigander's who learned from the wisdom of the geese of the importance of heading south for the winter. And so she did, each year from December thru May, Rosemarie became a "Snowbird" and would settle for the next 6 months in the warm and sunny climate of Northport, Florida. After years of braving the wintry mix and temperatures that embody the Great Lakes State, she exchanged it all for the beauty of the Sunshine State.

A loving wife, companion, mother, and grandmother, Rosemarie leaves behind a legacy of love that will forever be treasured, and a host of loved ones who will miss her immensely,…especially her little furry friend, "Megan." Her puppy provided her countless hours of unconditional love that permeated her heart and brought joys untold through the kinship they shared together. Rest in peace, Rosemarie.

She was the beloved companion and friend of Homer Solomon. Dear mother of Tonya, and Annette. Loving grandmother of Gregory (Tiffany), and Christopher. Devoted great-grandmother of Baya, Gregory, and James. Also survived by her remaining two siblings, Maryann Carter and Thomas (Nancy) Phillips. She was also leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation for Rosemarie will be held on Tuesday, December 26th from 3:00-9:00 pm at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road) in Warren. Her Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, 10:30 am at the funeral home.

Please share memories at her guest book above.