Mary “Rosie” Rosetta Pavish

East Alton | Friday, January 29 2016

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home727 E. Bethalto BlvdBethalto, IL 62010(618) 377-4000Dateline: East AltonMary “Rosie” Rosetta Pavish, 87, passed away at 4:30 am Friday, January 29, 2016 at Integrity Nursing Home in Wood River under the care of Unity Hospice.She was born on September 16, 1928 in Raleigh, IL, the daughter of Charles Esco and Mary Etta (Garner) Wiseman. She married Paul Pavish on February 11, 1978 in East Alton. He preceded her in death on March 18, 2015.Rosie moved from Raleigh and worked at a sewing factory before becoming a crew leader at Owens Illinois Glass from where she retired.  She spent her winters in Okochobee, Florida and her summers at Carlyle Lake.  She enjoyed fishing and sewing.She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Klader of CA; five stepchildren, Danny (Martha) Pavish of CO, Larry Pavish of IN, Julie (Ken) Hendricks of IN, Bobby Pavish of East Alton and Earl (Kim) Pavish of Godfrey; fourteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a sister, Sara Blair of East Alton; and a special niece Kimberly Berry of Wood River.She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Tom Underwood, a grandson, Tyler Underwood and a brother, James Wiseman. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Terry McKinzie officiating.Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.   Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or River Bend Humane Society.Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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