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Rosella M. (Becker) Black

May 20, 1940 ~ August 14, 2020 (age 80)


Rosella M. Black

YORK – Rosella M. Black, 80, entered into rest at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.  She was the wife of the late John R. Black, Jr. who died September 11, 2018.  They were married 51 years.

Born May 20, 1940 in York, Rosella was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Ada Mae (Ruppert) Becker, Sr.

She owned and operated Rosella’s Dress Making Boutique and also worked as a seamstress for Triumph.  In addition, she was a consultant with Sarah Coventry Jewelry.

Rosella loved to rescue cats and dogs.  She also enjoyed crocheting, shopping and babysitting her granddaughters.

Rosella is survived by her four daughters, Rochelle M. Black of York, Monelle M. Baynard and husband, Bob of Mechanicsburg, Michelle M. Black of York and Janelle M. Makowski and husband, Stephen of York; and four granddaughters, Emily, Maliah and twins, Abigail and Chloe.

Services are private. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Rescue, Inc., 2 Heritage Farm Drive, New Freedom, PA 17349; or Fox Subacute Care, 120 S. Filbert St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.


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Private Services


Animal Rescue, Inc.
2 Heritage Farm Drive, New Freedom PA 17349

Fox Subacute Care
120 S. Filbert St., Mechanicsburg PA 17055

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