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Rosemary Wishard 1938-2024

Mrs. Rosemary Wishard (Pine), 85, of Waynesboro, PA, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 11, 2024.

Rosemary Wishard
Rosemary Wishard

Born August 23, 1938, in Little Cove, PA, she was the daughter of the late Mr. William L. and Rhoda (Unger) Pine.

Rosemary was a graduate of Greencastle High School with the Class of 1957. She went on to further her education at Waynesboro Business School.

She and her husband, the late Mr. Donald A. Wishard, were married July 15, 1961. They were together for over 47 years when Mr. Wishard passed away May 14, 2009.

Mrs. Wishard was a homemaker for most of her life.

Rosemary was a member of Solomon’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg, PA, for over 60 years. She loved to help others, freely volunteering her time at the hospital auxiliary at Waynesboro Hospital.

She is survived by her two children, Jill W. McKenzie (Thomas) of Waynesboro, James D. Wishard (Jennifer) of Waynesboro; grandchildren Leslie Kinley (Eric), Lindsay Shank (fiancé Sean Coleman), Jonathan Wishard, Jeremy Wishard; great- grandchildren Maybree Shank, Tanner Kinley, Tracen Kinley, Lincoln Shank; sister Elizabeth “Penny” Armstrong, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her brother William Pine, Jr. and her infant sister, Shirely A. Pine.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

She will be buried next to her husband at Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Solomon’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4856 Wayne Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro is handling the arrangements.


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