Mineral Wells Index
— Rosemary Passons, 85, was reunited with her beloved husband, brother and mother on Sept. 22, 2013. Rosemary was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Mineral Wells to Widdie and Ellis Carter. She was married to Ray Passons for 41 years prior to his passing in 1989.
Rosemary started her career as a telephone operator, was co-owner of South Side Grocery in Mineral Wells and Ray’s Trading & Service Station Post at Possum Kingdom Lake prior to their retirement in 1968. She and Ray traveled the USA in their motor home until the birth of their grandsons, at which time they moved back to Mineral Wells.
In 1996 she moved to Fort Worth next door to her daughter and grandsons. She volunteered at Harris Methodist South West Hospital for over 11 years in the gift shop and for fundraisers for a total of 7,200 volunteer hours.
She will be missed for now but greatly loved by her daughter, Glenda R. Ostrokol, Fort Worth; grandsons: Michael Ostrokol (Robyn) of Roanoke, Matthew Ostrokol and wife Jesslyn of Balch Springs; niece, JoAnn Voigt, (who helped take care of her the past two years); Bobbie Southerland; aunt, nieces, nephews and extended family. A special thanks to all the loving staff at Autumn
Leaves; a very special thanks for all the loving care from Alicia, Niama, Tanya, and Jason. Grace Hospice, LaToya, for the great care that she provided her. In her final days to the wonderful caring nurse from Stillwell Staffing, Dana and Daniel.
Visitation will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Baum Carlock Bumgardner of Mineral Wells.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. at Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grace Hospice 817-238-3345 or The American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.