Rosemarie Donlon

Obituary of Rosemarie Donlon

Rosemarie Donlon, 71, of Pequannock, passed away on April 5, 2020.

Born in the Bronx, NY on March 4, 1949.  She attended St. Pius School in the Bronx.  In 1963, Rosemarie moved to Pequannock NJ with her family where she attended Pequannock Township High School and graduated in 1967.

She was an avid sports fan and a devoted Mets fan. She loved spending time with her parents, siblings, nieces and nephews.

In 2005, Rosemarie became a resident of Wayne View Care Center where she made many friends. She was a member of the Choir Group and President of the Resident Council. She learned how to play pinochle and won the Pinochle Championship while there. In February 2015, Rosemarie was honored by the residents and staff of Wayne View and crowned Queen of Hearts.

Rosemarie is survived by her loving sister, Maryann Schweer and her husband Gregory; her brother, Patrick Donlon; her nephews, Ryan Donlon, Christopher Donlon and his wife Nicole, Timothy Donlon, Kevin Schweer, and David Schweer; her nieces, Jessica Gurzo and her husband Paul, and Cynthia Kendall and her husband Eric; her aunt, Margaret Dillon; her grand nieces, Emily and Katie Gurzo, and Reese Kendall; her grand nephews, Logan and Liam Donlon, and Benjamin Kendall; and many cousins and friends.  She was predeceased by her parents, Rose and Michael Donlon; her brother, Michael Donlon; and her nephew, Daniel Donlon.

Memorial visitation will be held from 12:00 to 1:30 pm Saturday, October 2 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.  A memorial Mass will follow at 2:00 pm at Our Lady of Good Counsel RC Church, Pompton Plains.