Marie Letcher

Obituary of Marie Jane Letcher

Marie Jane Letcher, 92, widow of Robert C. Letcher, died peacefully Thursday, June 9, 2022 at the home of her daughter after a brief illness. Born on March 24, 1930 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late James Rose and Ida Conway Rose. She was also the daughter of the late Eve Rose whom her father married following the death of her mother. Marie and her beloved husband Bob, were married for 65 years until his death. Marrying in Pottsville, they came to Miami, FL on their honeymoon. She was a role model to her girls, serving as a Pediatric Registered Nurse for 40 years in Miami. She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Sumter, SC until her recent move to Murrells Inlet. She will be remembered for her love of family and friends, kind generous spirit, and fierce faith in God. She lit up our world with her ever ready sense of play and beautiful smile. We will never look at another sunrise or sunset, or gaze up at the full moon at night, without thinking of her. We love you to the moon and back. Marie is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Trzcinski (Franklin), Lisa Lyons (James), one brother, William Rose (Roberta); two sisters Esther Runkle and Shirley Ginther. Five grandchildren, Kristin O'Brien (Christopher), Jennifer Given (Samuel), Laura Girard (Jake), Forrest Glembo and Hope Glembo. Five great-grandchildren, Macie O'Brien, Henry O'Brien, Liza Ann Girard, Sophie O'Brien and Rose Given. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Rose Jr. and Franklin Rose, and her beloved YorkiePoo, Charlie. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 30th at 11am at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church in Pawleys Island, SC. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. www.stjude.org On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter is in charge of arrangements (803) 775-9386