Sue Marie Mosbarger
Sue Marie Mosbarger, 85, passed away July 10, 2006, at Heritage Park Care Center.She was born July 20, 1920, in Portland, Colo., to Carmen and Mary (Ficco) Alberico. Sue married Earl Mosbarger Oct. 20, 1940, in Florence. They enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Sue was deeply devoted to her husband, her family, her beautiful flowers and her yard. She worked as a “Rosie the Riveter” at the Consolidated Aircraft Co. in San Diego during World War II. She was a cook at the Carbondale schools, a maid in Aspen and a volunteer for many years at the Near New Store in Carbondale. She had many dear friends who were always there for her and her family. Sue will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.Sue attended St. Mary of the Crown Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge #91 and the Women’s Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 100.She is survived by her husband; son Mike (Paula) Mosbarger; grandchildren Brian Mosbarger of Silt, and Jeff Mosbarger of Carbondale; nephew Steve (Jean) Alberico of Carbondale; niece Kathy Alberico; and her son Todd, of Salt Lake City.She was preceded in death by her brother, Pete Alberico.There will be a visitation from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. Seventh St., Glenwood Springs. There will be a graveside burial service at 9 a.m. Friday at the Evergreen Cemetery. Father Thomas McCormick will officiate.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Rebekah Lodge #91 or the American Legion Post #100 scholarship funds, Carbondale.Farnum-Holt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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