June 28, 1936 – December 25, 2013
Rosemarie Austin, known fondly as “Rose”, age 77, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2013.
Rose was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 28, 1936, and was a daughter of the late Hermann Folgel and Helen Nock. She made her career as a secretary with Child Inc., located in Wilmington, and retired after 20 years of dedicated service. Rose, along with her husband, were active in the horse racing community at Delaware Park, where they owned several race horses. Above all else, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend who will be dearly missed.
Rose is survived by her husband of 42 years, William A. Austin; son, David Painter of Wilmington, DE; and sister, Dolores Genaldi of New Jersey.
Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Rose’s name be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice.