Rose Isely

Obituary of Rose Marie Isely

ISELY, Rose Marie, 88 of Tampa, Florida passed away, Monday, February 25, 2019.  She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, where she became a registered nurse.  She has lived in Chicago and Los Angeles, then moved to Florida in 1988.  Rose was a member of Junior Women’s League in Garfield Heights, an avid bridge player, and was active in her community wherever she lived.  She was an excellent cook and loved to entertain family and friends.  She always gave the best, most specific directions and made you feel like a part of every story.  Her friends always said she dressed “just so”, always put together the perfect outfit with the perfect accessories.    She is survived by her husband of 67 years, John Isely; 4 children: Cindy Zitko, Jeff Isely, Jim Isely (Connie) and Bob Isely; brother Bill Fien (Diane), sisters: Betty Carpenter and Susie Todd (Jim); 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  A funeral mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church on Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.   Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church.

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