Rosemary Benedicta Clark

December 14, 1946 - September 11, 2012

Rosemary Benedicta Clark, age 65, of Eugene, Mo., formerly of Revere, Mass., passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at Golden Living Center. She was born December 14, 1946, in Boston, Mass., a daughter of Joesph C. and Mary L. Forgione. She was a 1965 graduate of Julie Billiart Central High School of Boston, Mass and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2693 Ladies Auxiliary. She absolutely loved being with her family and friends, playing Scrabble, cooking, and making special gifts for her beloved grandchildren. Rosemary is survived by her sister, Jeannette Tango of Plymouth, Mass.; brothers, Joseph and Patricia Forgione of Clyde, N.C., James and Linda Forgione of Saugus, Mass., John and Ellen Forgione of Lynn, Mass., Mario and Julie Forgione of Nahant, Mass., Brian Forgione of Salem, Mass., and Darryl and Norma Forgione of Ipswich, Mass.; children, Lisa and Travis Joseph of Flora Vista, N.M.; Giovanna "Gigi" and Kevin Bax of Jefferson City, Mo., Crystal Clark of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.; and Sabrina and Shane VanDeBerg of Holts Summit, Mo.; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Pooka. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph C. Forgione; her mother, Mary L. (Grassa) Forgione; grandmothers, Rose Abate and Giovanna "Jenny" Forgione and granddaughter, Isabella Derecskey. There will be a memorial service on September 22, 2012, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Holts Summit, Mo. The family would appreciate you bringing purple balloons with your personal sympathies or memories attached for a balloon release to celebrate the life of Rosemary Benedicta Clark. The family invites you to bring a food dish or help with the cost incurred of a dinner during the memorial service. Online condolences may be left at

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