Rosemarie Jessen Earl of Southold, formerly of Yaphank, died Sept. 15 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. She was 82.She was born in Richmond Hill Nov. 5, 1936, to Henry and Edith (Haderle) Jessen.
Family and her grandchildren were her number one priority, family members said.
Surviving are her children, Susan Connolly (Donald) of Southold and Gary Earl (Eileen) of Coram, and three grandchildren, Brian, Kimberly and Eric Connolly.
Friends were welcomed Sept. 19 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold, where religious services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Peter J. Kelley. Interment took place Sept. 20 at Washington Memorial Park in Mount Sinai.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
This is a paid notice.