Olean – Richard M. "Rosie" Rosenswie
Richard M. Rosenswie of 401 Alder Street Apt 57, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 in the Highland Heath Care Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness.
Rosie was born April 29, 1953 in Olean and was the son of Richard T. and Barbara J. Payne Rosenswie. He was a 1972 graduate of ABW High School. Rosie later attended St. Leo College in Florida with a bachelors in Physical Education. He worked for Allegany Beverage Company for many years in a number of capacities including being a salesman and a truck driver. Rosie then went to work for Premo-Limo in Olean as a driver for several years.
Rosie enjoyed softball and was very active in both fast and slow pitch softball for several of the Olean teams. He was inducted into the Western NY Softball Hall of Fame. Rosie also enjoyed a round of golf from time to time.
Rosie is survived by 2 sisters, Mary Kris Rosenswie and Karen A. Pavlock both of Olean; 2 nieces, Amanda (Les) Eccleston of Greece and Kimberly Pavlock-Phetteplace of Olean and several great nieces and nephews.
Rosie was predeceased by his parents.
In keeping with Rosie's wishes there will not be any funeral services observed. Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc.,646 East State Street, Olean. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, 2944 NY-16, Olean, NY 14760.