Rosalee Parcher


Rosalee Parcher, 77, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

She was born on November 5, 1936, to Dolphis and Hermie (Anderson) Thomas in Leemaster, Va. She married Carroll R. Parcher Sr., and he preceded her in death in 2006.

Rosealee is survived by her sons, Matthew (Lisa Cameron) Baldridge of Ney, Glenn (Deanna) Parcher of Wauseon and Jason (Chris) Parcher of Defiance; daughters, Lola Helmke of Defiance, Shelia Hampton of Lima and Melissa Henry of Defiance; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Rita Rettig; grandsons, Johnny Bowers, Josh Baldridge; and a brother, Clyde Ernest Thomas.

Per Rosalee's wishes, there will be no services.

The family suggests memorials be given to the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. Online condolences can be given at

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