Rosemary F. Coyne, 88, of Springfield, died at 4:55 pm Monday, October 8, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born January 3, 1924 in Springfield, IL to Rose (Thon) Coyne and Christopher Coyne. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and was a graduate from Sacred Heart Academy.
Rosemary was a lifelong resident of Springfield and worked for the State of Illinois as a tour guide at the Old State Capitol. She enjoyed Lincoln history and loved sharing facts about the President to all who toured. She was especially fond of tracing her family history. Her passion was genealogy and she had been researching many years to find out all she could about the Coyne Crest and all her ancestors from Ireland to Illinois.
Surviving are several cousins and a special friend, Marilyn Gliebe of Springfield.
Visitation: 12-1:00 pm Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Peter Harman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Berlin, IL.
Memorials may be given to Forever Home Feline Ranch.