January 12, 2011
Rose Marie Beal, age 79, of Lafferty, Ohio, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at the Ross Heart Center in Columbus, Ohio after a long battle with Pulmonary Hypertension. She was born September 16, 1931 in Union Township, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Chini) Melchiori. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Virgil J. Beal, Jr. in 2007. She was a homemaker, a member of the Lafferty Ladies Auxiliary Fire Department, an avid bowler who loved to garden and was learning to play the guitar. Survived by her daughter, Naomi (Tom) Calovini of Westerville, Ohio; sisters, Martha (Joe) Stockert of New Jersey, Nancy Gilli of Bellaire, Ohio, Alice (Don) Robinson of North Carolina; brother, Charles (Donna) Melchiori of Barnesville, Ohio; many nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held in early Spring; time and place to be announced later. Arrangements by Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville, Ohio.