Rosalie E. Rankin

Jan 08, 2020

Hampden — Rosalie Ellen Rankin, 70, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.

She was born Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1949, in Bangor, the daughter of Carl and Eleanor (Harvey) Rankin, both of whom predeceased her.

Rosalie graduated from Bangor High School in the class of 1968. She went on to work in the automotive industry for many years and then as a personal care assistant, both of which she enjoyed very much.

Rosalie was an active part of Faith Temple Church of God in Belfast and Harbor Light Church in Rockland more recently.

Survivors include brother Ronald Rankin Sr. and wife Joyce of Hampden; nephews Ronald Jr. and Carl, and niece Holly; close friends Lorraine, Cindee and Beverley; and many other special church family and friends.

Friends may call from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, where a funeral will follow at 5 p.m. A spring interment at Mt. Solitude will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Harbor Light Church, 78 S. Main St., Rockland, ME 04841, or Neally's Corner Church in Hampden.

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