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Obituary: Rose Mary Nove
February 11, 1926 - March 21, 2016

Rose Mary Seely Nove

Rose Mary Seely Nove

Rose Mary Seely Nove passed into the Lord’s arms peacefully on March 21, 2016. She was surrounded by the love of her family. Rose Mary was born in Bordentown, New Jersey, on Feb. 11, 1926.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 71 years Ralph, her daughter Elaine, her brother Jack Seely and sister Margaret Nowlinski.

She is survived by her children, JoAnn (Bill) Whelan, Robert Nove, Lynn (Joe) Consolmagno, Janet (Greg) Troth, MaryAnn Osborne; grandchildren, Joseph John, Jessica Lynn, Michael Nove, Blake Anthony and Cade Joshua; five great-grandchildren; and her dearest friend of 80 years Dolores Olson.

Rose Mary moved to Prescott in 1976 with her husband Ralph to help in the development of Yavapai Hills.

She was also active in volunteer work at the Yavapai Guidance Thrift Store for many years. She was also a member of the Clarets of Sacred Heart. In her time here, she made many close friends and loved living in Prescott dearly.

A graveside service for Rose Mary to reunite her with Ralph will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Prescott National Cemetery.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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