Rosanna "Rosie" Reynolds Vincent


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Rosanna "Rosie" Reynolds Vincent, 79, formerly of Rock Island, Viola and Las Vegas, Nev., died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Comfort Harbor Home, Milan.
There will be no visitation. The family will hold a private gathering at a later date to honor her memory. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, is assisting the family.
The former Rosanna Ellen Moyer was born Jan. 18, 1934, in New Boston, the fourth of 12 children, to William W. Sr. and Inice P. Long Moyer. After graduation from Cordova High School, she married Paul Reynolds on Aug. 16, 1952. They had four daughters together. She later married Theron Tygret in Phoenix, Ariz., and then Paul Vincent in Las Vegas. He preceded her in death
"Little" Rosie spent several years working in retail. While living in the Quad-Cities, she worked forNational Tea Co. in Rock Island, first at the 11th Street store and then moved to head cashier at the18th Avenue store when it was opened. She later worked as head cashier at the Randall's store in East Moline After moving out of the area, she worked for Payless Cashways both in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Though only 4'11", Rosie was a spitfire, full of spirit and heart.
Those left behind to honor Rosie's memory include daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Marion Strickler, of Rock Island, Teresa and David Clack, of Las Vegas, Paula and Ed Peterson, of Viola, and Pamela and Jim Randall, of Vernon Hills; grandchildren and spouses, Scott Reynolds, of Las Vegas, Andy and Angela Peterson, of Indianola, Iowa, Malissa and John Hager, of Cordova, Kathleen and Brandon Holley, of Colona, Matthew Peterson, of Davenport, Janell Soliz, of Houston, Texas, and James Randall, Lindy Randall and Drake Randall, all of VernonHills; great-grandchildren, Jessica Reynolds, Kallista Peterson, Braden Peterson, Jillian Holley, Jacob Holley, Braxton Hager, Sailor Hager and Jack Hager.
She also leaves behind sisters and brothers-in-law, Julia and Jerry Canady, of Cordova, Inez and Lyle Talbot, of Hampton, and Elsie Moyer and Donna Sierra, of Colona; brothers, Christian Moyer and Stanley Moyer, of Colona, and Lester Moyer, of Rock Island, and brother-in-law, John Burden, of Surprise, Ariz.; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Paul Vincent, Rosie was preceded in death by sisters, Eunice Ward and Elva Burden; brothers, William Jr., Samuel, Delbert and Joseph Moyer; sisters-in-law, Rosaline Moyer, Lois Moyer and Grace Moyer; and brother-in law, Norman Ward Sr.
The family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the entire staff of Comfort Harbor Home for the loving care they gave our mother, as well as the staff of Hospice Compassus for the supportthey provided our Mom and entire family during her final days.A Faded Rose, her petals wilted and scent gone, crumbles to earth from whence she came; memories open as once did the rose, sweet fragrance fills our senses, soft petals glisten with dew and reachtoward the sun.
Rosie'sfamily invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.














 



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