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Rosemary Marie (Hessman) Miller

December 15, 1932 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Rosemary Marie (Hessman) Miller, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021 in Franciscan Health Hospital.  She was born on December 15, 1932 in Beech Grove to the late Harry and Martha (Hoheisel) Hessman.  Rosemary married the love of her life, Victor H. Miller, on January 14, 1956 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church; he preceded her in death on August 21, 1998.

Rosemary was a life-long member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and lived her entire life on Union Street.  Sacred Heart meant everything to her, she laundered the church linens, was a Heavenly Quilter, helped with mercy meals and went to every event at the church.   Rosemary graduated from Sacred Heart High School, class of 1951 and belonged to “The Club” which was a group of ladies from her early days at Sacred Heart Elementary School that met the first Thursday of each month.  Above all, she was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be truly missed.

Survivors include her loving children, Mathew Miller, Victoria Miller, Regina (Kevin) Jeffers, Bernadette M. “Dede” Miller, Angela M. (Robert) Lewis, Sean Miller and Mary (Daniel) Maher; grandchildren, Gina Rose Morrison, Zachary Lewis, Danielle Maher, John Anthony Shambaugh, Danny Maher and Nick Jeffers. 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Victor H. Miller; infant son, Anthony Miller; and all eight of her brothers, Albert, Henry, Leo, Charles, Frank, Johnny and Vincent Francis Hessman and Br. Thomas Corcoran, CSC. 

Family and friends will gather on Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 2 to 6 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 S. Meridian St., where a rosary service will take place at 5:30 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 15 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union St., with one hour a visitation prior to the Mass in the church starting at 10 a.m.  Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions have been suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis, IN 46225.   

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral Home
1458 S. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Recitation of the Rosary
Sunday
November 14, 2021

5:30 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services
1458 S Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Visitation
Monday
November 15, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1530 Union Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
November 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1530 Union Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

Donations

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1530 Union St., Indianapolis IN 46225
Tel: 1-317-638-5551
Web: http://www.sacredheartindy.org

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