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Rose Marie Kochenberger, 63

February 19, 2021

Rose Marie Kochenberger, 63, of Lancaster, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, Friday, February 19, 2021. Born in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late Gerald J. and Blanche G. (Rich) Wingle. Rose was the faithful wife and best friend of Thomas P. Kochenberger, with whom she celebrated 41 years of marriage.

A graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School, Rose went on to earn a degree as a nurse and worked in the nursing field for many years as a licensed practical nurse. Later she decided to make a career change and became a valued sales associate at the Olde Mill House Shoppes, Lancaster.

Of the Christian faith, Rose enjoyed a variety of hobbies including gardening, canning, cooking, baking, cake decorating, barbequing, crafting, collecting pig figurines, and had a love for birds. However, the most important thing to Rose was spending time with her family and friends who she loved deeply.
In addition to her husband, Thomas, she is survived by her two sons, Samuel and Daniel Kochenberger.

Funeral Services for Rose will be held at 11AM, Monday, March 1, 2021, at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Family and friends will be received at the funeral home from 10AM to 11AM. COVID-19 protocol will be followed. Rose will be laid to rest at Grand View Memorial Park, Lebanon. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rose’s memory may be made to: Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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March 06, 2021

Tom, I just learned of this today. My deepest condolences to you and the boys.
Jeff Spittle

March 02, 2021

Tom, I’m so very sorry to hear this sad news.  I wish you and your family lots of strength ahead.  With sympathy, Cheryl Bard

March 01, 2021

Tom, our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Greg & Lois Walborn

February 28, 2021

Tom and famly sorry to here about Rose. I went to school with her. Many good times. Sara Witman Strouse

February 27, 2021

Dear Sam, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Please take care and I look forward to seeing you soon. 
Michele Jones

February 26, 2021

I worked with Miss Rose at the Olde Mill House Shoppes and she was always a beam of light. She was a lady you could easily confide in and she was always so compasaionate. I will miss her laugh and smile so much! I send my love and prayers to her family. I am truly lucky to have known such an amazing women! xo 
Gillian Burkhardt

February 26, 2021

Tom,Sam& Daniel
I am so sorry to hear about Rose.  My heart goes out to all of you.  Thinking and praying for you all during this difficult time.  My father( Uncle Earl) just passed so it’s not been a good month for the Wingle’s .  Please know your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.  May you Rest In Peace Rose ❤️
Colleen Kovalchik (Wingle)

February 26, 2021

I am deeply sorry to hear about Rose.  Our heart goes out to all of you.  Many thoughts and prayers with you all during this difficult time.   Love 
 Colleen & John Kovalchik & kids

February 25, 2021

I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Rose.  Many years ago, as neighbors living in CVSD, our families both shared the joy of having two sons.  I will never forget the Kochenberger Bassett Hound named “Skeeter”, who provided howls for every fire siren in the area.  I still have several award-winning recipes that Rose was so kind to share with me, as well as memories of some delicious food! 
My heartfelt condolences go out to her immediate and extended family in the loss of such a lovely person.
Sherry Ober

February 25, 2021

My deepest sympathy in the passing of Rose. My thought and prayers are with the family. This was a sad month for the Wingle family. Uncle Earl passed away 2/15/21. 
Kathleen Wingle

February 25, 2021

Tom, Sam and Daniel , my deepest sympathy in the passing of Rose ! I am so glad she came to work at Olde Mill . We got to share lunches together ,and some great conversations , since we were a little out numbered with the “leftist ” at work ! Got to to indulge in great baked goods and gain a few lbs. I will miss her greatly , as I am sure u guys will as well !! You were her life !! Prayers for comfort and peace in this next phase of life without wife and mom!! 😢😢Joan Dean

February 24, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. RIP.
Tom Fontana

February 24, 2021

Tom,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So very sorry for your loss.
Michael Brumbaugh

February 24, 2021

Dear Tom, Sam and DJ….I am heartbroken to see this loss. Pudge will always be remembered for her contagious laughter, her ever ready smile, the good foods….mmmmm. I hope you find comfort in pictures and memories! Love, Cheryl Forrey

February 24, 2021

I am so, so sad to hear this.
Bob Banerjee

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Lititz, PA 17543
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