Obituary of Rosalie M. Rourke
RENSSELAER - Rosalie M. Rourke,93 of Rensselaer, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center. Rosalie was born December 24, 1925 in Troy
NY the daughter of the late Nicholas and the late Mary (Yanko) Dobransky.
Rosalie graduated from Troy High School in 1943. She attended Hudson City School of Nursing graduating in 1946 and being licensed as a Registered Nurse. She worked at Albany
Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Troy.
Survivors include her devoted children Michael (Diane) Rourke; Robert (Anita) Rourke; Teri Rourke and Marianne (James) Witkowski. Proud Grandmother of Erin (Drew) Collier; Christopher (Courtney)
Rourke and Jessica Witkowski, and great granddaughter Whitney Rourke. Rosalie was predeceased by her beloved husband William E. Rourke, Jr. and siblings Anna Reohr, Catherine Mosseau, Julia Smoles, Mary Fitzgibbons, Ellen Dobransky and Stephan
Friends are invited to her calling hours 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Thursday at Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Turnpike in Rensselaer. A Funeral Service will be at 10:00 AM
Friday at the Church of St. Mary, East Greenbush with burial at St. Mary's Cemetery.
If inclined, a gift to your favorite charity in memory of Rosalie would be wonderful.