Rosemary “Rosie” Houck
March 19, 1946 - December 26, 2018
Rosemary “Rosie” Houck, age 72 of Newark, DE, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on March 19, 1946, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Marguerite (Michael) Iles, Sr. Rosie worked as a technician with Delaware Ophthalmology Consultants in Wilmington for over 20 years. She was a charter member of Holy Spirit R.C. Church. Rosie enjoyed spending time with her beloved dogs, Emily and Sydney.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bill J. Iles, Jr. and James Michael “Mike” Iles (on December 21st, 2018). Rosie is survived by her brother, Gary L. Iles of Harrington, DE; sister, Donna R. Weibley of Newark; and nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 12 Winder Rd, New Castle, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Ave, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rosie’s memory to the SPCA, 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.