Rosemary Riegelman, 68, formerly of 6068 Deersprings Road in Cicero, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the home of her son. Rosemary was born in Syracuse and raised in Liverpool where she graduated from Liverpool High in 1966. She was the daughter of the late Violet (Pessalino) and Anthony Russo, Sr.
Rosemary received her Associate's degree in Business from Powelson Business Institute in 1968. She retired in 2010 after 10 years as the manager for North Area Transportation in North Syracuse; previously Rosemary worked for many years as a hostess at her family's business, Anthony's Manor in North Syracuse. She was an avid shopper and a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in North Syracuse.
Rosemary was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Donald A. Riegelman, Sr. in 2000 and by her brother-in-law, Charles Westcott, Sr. in 1995.
She is survived by her two sons: Anthony (Carrie) Russo of Liverpool and Donald (Alyson) Riegelman, Jr. of North Syracuse; two grandchildren, Steven and Ava; her sister: Violet Westcott of North Syracuse; a brother: Anthony "Tony" (Sherri) Russo of Cicero; and several nieces and nephews.
Contributions in Rosemary's memory may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.
Friends may call on Sunday from 12 - 3 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale, NY. A Prayer service will begin at the funeral home Monday morning, 9:30 am, followed by a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose of Lima Church, 409 S. Main St., North Syracuse. Burial will be in North Syracuse Cemetery.