Ruth Colleen Rosenlieb

Ruth Colleen Rosenlieb


WELLSVILLE - Ruth Colleen Rosenlieb, 85, of Wellsville, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.


She was born April 29, 1936, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Ruth Eva (Grindle) and Emmet L. Pelley, Sr. In addition to her parents, Colleen was preceded in death on May 12, 2019, by her husband, Duane C. Rosenlieb, Sr., whom she married October 4, 1954. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Donna Mercer and Helen McIntosh; and two brothers: Robert and Emmet "Pete" Pelley.


Colleen graduated from Wellsville High School in 1954. She was previously employed as a clerk for JCPenney and Scafide's Market. She had also worked as an aide in a personal care home. Colleen was an avid quilter and had a lifelong passion for birds. She also enjoyed playing Bingo, and she was past-president of the PTA. Above all else, Colleen loved to prepare big holiday meals for her family. 


Survivors include one daughter, Doreen Allison, NP, of East Liverpool; one son, Duane C. Rosenlieb, Jr., Esq. and his wife, Heather, of St. Alban, WV; two sisters: Rose Mary Larbig of Mentor, OH and Joann Turick of Toronto; one brother, Charles Pelley and his wife, Dorothy, of Wellsville; and one sister-in-law, Betty Pelley of Wellsville. Also surviving are two grandchildren: Caitlyn Rose Allison and her partner, David Chelette, of East Liverpool, and Dylan Rosenlieb of New York, NY. Also left to cherish her memory is her friend and caregiver, Elizabeth Vantilburg, and her loving and caring neighbors: the Wright, Daugherty, and Ours families.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at the Roberts Funeral Home.


Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.


Friends may call from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville.


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