Rosemary May

Obituary of Rosemary Ablett May

Rosemary Ablett May

April 12, 1929 -August 13, 2019

Melbourne, Fl


Rosemary Ablett May passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Melbourne, FL. She was 90 years old. Daughter of the late Charles E. and Marie McGrew Ablett, she was born April 12, 1929 in New York, NY.


Rosemary retired from Poughkeepsie, NY with her husband, Joseph to Melbourne Florida. She loved traveling, gardening, and crossword puzzles, but above all her greatest joy in life was her family. She had a big heart and loved to laugh.


Survivors include her sons Charles A. May (Terry) of Hinsdale, IL, Michael J. May of Palm Bay, FL her daughter Jeanne Marie Kumnig (Michael) of Bronxville, NY, brother David Ablett of Brooklyn, NY, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by her husband, Joseph A. May (USMA'49).


Visitation will be held from 9-9:45 AM on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at William F. Hogan Funeral Home in Highland Falls, NY. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Chapel in West Point at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place at West Point Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Rosemary's name.


Visitation at Funeral Home

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Thursday, August 29, 2019
William F. Hogan Funeral Home
135 Main Street
Highland Falls, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Most Holy Trinity Chapel
699 Washington Road
West Point, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

West Point Cemetery
329 Washington Road
West Point, New York, United States
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