BREWER AND BANGOR – Brewer and BangorWith family by her side, Rosemary Edith King, 86, peacefully went to be with our heavenly Father on Dec. 10, 2013. She was married over 67 years to her “Tennessee Waltz” partner, Carlton Edward King. Born Sept. 29, 1927, in Bangor, she was the daughter of Almon William Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Grover) Haskell.
Rosemary’s legacy is the unconditional love she gave to her family and friends, and her commitment to excellence in all she endeavored. The love and care given to her special needs daughter is eternal. She will be missed by many who loved and respected the remarkable woman she was.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Carlton of Bangor are three children, David King and his wife, Miriam, of Brewer, Pamela Ware and her husband, Richard, of Brewer and Roseanne Beth King of Bangor; three grandchildren, Andrew King and his wife, Rita, of New York City, Adam King and his wife, Nahisha, of Brewer and Michael King and his fiancée, Asheley Curliss, of Portland; four stepgrandchildren, Jennifer MacDonald of Hampden, Charles Ware and his wife, Holly, Bruce Ware and his wife, Jill, and Clifford Ware and his wife, Veronica, all of California; three great-grandchildren, Carmen Marie King, Lowell David King, and David Joseph King; one sister, Phyllis Grant and her husband, Harold, of Hampden; three sisters-in-law, Marguerite Haskell of Carmel, Natalie Haskell of Sangerville, and Barbara Haskell of Orrington; and her beloved nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers, Percy, William, and Alfred Haskell. Her in-laws on Carlton’s side of the family include, Alice (King) Provost of Brewer, Roland Chesley of Litchfield, and Elizabeth (King) and Robert Masse of New Hampshire. She was predeceased by in-laws, Dorothy (King) Moody of Bucksport, Catherine (King) Chesley of Litchfield, and Arthur Provost of Brewer.
Services will be held at a later date. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Capella, P.O. Box 552, Holden, ME 04429 or at campcapella.org. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer.