Rosemary (Charas) Rynn, of Crafton, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 in the comfort of her home. Cherished daughter of the late Mary and Adam Charas; beloved wife of Joseph C. Rynn, Jr. Loving mother of Michael A. (Amy) Rynn, Maura E. (Jason) Rhodes, Kathleen R. (Colin) Temme, and Joseph B. (Erin) Rynn. Adoring grandmother of Connor, Anna, and Caroline Rynn; Leo and Tucker Rhodes; Eamon, Joseph, and Theodore Temme; and Arlo and Fiona Rynn. Rosemary was a graduate of St. Thomas High School as well as Duquesne University. She began her career as an elementary school teacher for Duquesne City School District. After raising her family, Rosemary returned to teaching as a substitute teacher for Carlynton School District. She then served as an administrative assistant at Duquesne University School of Education, Department of Foundations and Leadership. Rosemary's legacy includes her devotion to her loving family, service to others, and her faith. She loved trips to the beach, reading, singing, and the company of her family and friends. Rosemary was an active member of St. Philip Parish, including the church choir, Eucharistic Ministry, and Legion of Mary. Friends will be received at the Shepner-McDermott Funeral Home, 165 Noble Ave., Crafton, PA 15205 on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM and on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 10 AM at Ascension Roman Catholic Church, 114 Berry St., Pittsburgh, 15205. Interment will follow in Chartiers Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Rosemary's name be made to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; hillmanresearch.upmc.edu/giving for Glioblastoma Research, or the St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o St. Philip Parish, 114 Berry St., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
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