Rosemarie Read

Make text smaller Make text larger


  • Rosemarie Read

Rosemarie Read, a longtime resident of the Monroe area, passed away at her home Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. She was 77 years old.

Daughter of Jeremiah and Rose Tyrrell Terrier, she was born in Brooklyn on May 1, 1939.

Rosemarie was the widow of John W. Read, who predeceased her in April, 1996.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Queen of Hats, Feathers and Fun.

Rosemarie was the owner of Miss Rosemarie’s School of Dance in Sloatsburg from 1974 to 1990.

Survivors include her daughter Deborah Read of Monroe; her son John W. Read Jr. and his wife Lisa of Chester; and her six grandchildren: Christopher and Jacquelyn Omar, and John, Caroline, Michael and Thomas Read.

Burial is private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185

Make text smaller Make text larger


Pool Rules


Indoor track: A circus of odd events
By Patrick Brown
Walking into an Indoor Track Meet at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island is a startling experience:
Outside the building one is mostly...

Read more »

The results
1500m RW: Margaret Ryan, second in a time of 7:48.8
1500m RW: Olivia Fisher, sixth in a time of 8:13.2
300m Dash: Kristin Lubeskie, eight in a time of 41.8...

Read more »

Free Narcan training for community members available on Jan. 31 in Goshen
— Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan will host free Narcan training for community members on Wednesday,...
Read more »

SUNY Orange hosts 'The Past Comes Alive' art exhibit
— In direct contrast with the solo exhibit of mostly abstract paintings and photographs by Mary C. Roth on view in the Mindy Ross...
Read more »


* indicates required
Community Newspapers


Weather in Monroe, NY