Mary Grace (Oliver) Rosenberry

Born: Fri., Oct. 22, 1920
Died: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Location: Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Location: Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home

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Mary Grace (Mollie) (Oliver) Rosenberry, age 96, passed away on October 9, 2017, at San Antonio, TX. Born October 22, 1920, to Millard W. and Ella R. (Claudy) Oliver, Mary Grace was a life-long resident of Chambersburg. She graduated from Chambersburg High School in 1939. After graduation she was employed by Sears Roebuck in the order room and at T. B. Wood’s Sons Company. It was at Wood’s where she met her life-mate, Walter Rosenberry, and they were married March 3, 1946, and enjoyed 67 years of marriage. After Walter passed away in 2013, she moved to Texas to be closer to her son, grandson, and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Millard, Jr., John, Walter, Richard, and her sister Saundra. Mary Grace was a devoted wife, mother, and sister who enjoyed knitting and crocheting until arthritis impeded the use of her fingers. While she was still in high school, her mother passed away, and Mary Grace became mother to her younger siblings. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years at several churches. In addition, she was a member of the Mt. Olivet United Brethren Church and a Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary life member. For a number of years she served as a volunteer at Chambersburg Hospital and was a member of the Hospital Auxiliary. Mary Grace is survived by her son, Dennis and wife Denise Rosenberry of San Antonio, TX, her grandson, Scott (Jenn) and great grandchildren, Jackson and Rachel of Houston, TX, as well as her sister Nancy Oliver and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 with the Rev. Marc Stephenson officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, October 17, 2017, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM and one hour prior to the service on October 18. Burial will follow at the Stenger Hill Cemetery, Ft. Loudon. A reception will follow at Mt. Olivet United Brethren Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mary Grace’s memory to Mt. Olivet United Brethren Church, 8204 Fort McCord Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202 or a charity of your choice. The Kelso Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg, has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share condolences, please visit

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Steven & Tonya Baum
   Posted Mon October 16, 2017
Dennis, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this time. We loved reading your mothers story, and can see her in you. What a blessing to have such an inspiring and generous mother. May God be with all of you.

Steven and Tonya