Rosalyn Willsey

Rosalyn "Roz" Willsey

1949 - 2019

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Obituary of Rosalyn Willsey

Age 69 of Elmira Heights, NY. She was born October 18, 1949 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Albert and Anna (Cohen) Crane and passed away on Thursday March 28, 2019. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Philip in 2014. Roz is survived by her sons Philip (Liz) of Elmira Heights and Robert (Rose) of Horseheads; grandchildren Cameron, Anthony, Eric, Ryan, Bella and Ethan; great granddaughters Zaria, Laila and Niella; sisters-in-law Charlene (Joe) Landon of Alpine, NY and Susan Hoyt of Valdosta, GA; brother-in-law Steven Willsey of Laredo, TX, along with several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Brooklyn College, and went on to retire from R-Wireworks in Elmira, NY. She was a devoted Yankees fan and an avid walker. She enjoyed donning her fan gear to watch her granddaughter Bella play volleyball and softball and was one of her most ardent fans. She was extremely proud of her sons and her grandchildren. She also looked forward to spending time with her close friend Tracy Smith. Roz will be missed dearly, but has been reunited with her soulmate for eternity. Family and friends are invited to visit the Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., in Elmira, NY on Thursday, April 4th from 5-7 pm. Her graveside service will be held on Friday, April 5th, 2019 in Beaver Dams Cemetery; a procession will leave from the funeral home at 11 am.


Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, Elmira, NY
858 Lake Street
Elmira, New York, United States

Graveside Service

12:00 pm
Friday, April 5, 2019
Beaver Dams Cemetery
County Rt 19
Beaver Dams, New York, United States