Rosa J. Neighbarger

January 03, 1971 ‒ May 03, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Rosa J. Neighbarger, 48, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday morning, May 3, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on January 3, 1971 in Mount Vernon.

Rosa was a 1990 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and the Knox County Career Center. She worked for Walmart before her illness.  Rosa enjoyed coloring and playing with her canine companions, Zero, June Buggy and Honey.

Rosa is survived by her husband, Mark whom she married on April 21, 1992; her son, Nicholas (fiancé, Lindsay Thompson) Neighbarger of Mount Vernon; her father, Russell Steitter; sisters, Dee Dee Bergs and Michele Bergs of Mount Vernon; a niece, Meghan; a nephew, Kody; and her father and mother-in-law, John and Pam Neighbarger of Mount Vernon.

Rosa was preceded in death by her mother, Georgene (Brienza) Seitter.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service celebrating the life of Rosa at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St, Mount Vernon with Pastor Jason Harding officiating.  Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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  • I can’t believe you are gone! Not my lifelong buddy Rosa, gone much too soon 48 years is much too short. We shared many wonderful memories over the years. I can never forget! RIP dear friend. My condolence’s to all her family. Love you Rosa!
    Sincerely Tara Howard and family.

  • Nick you and your family are in my prayers. So sorry that this has happened so soon.I know what you are going thru.Tim

  • John and Pam, I’m sorry for your loss. It is heartbreaking when someone so young dies. Kathy

  • Mark I am so sorry to hear of Rosa’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

  • I am so very sorry to hear this , it seems like I just saw her r.i.p Rosa prayers for all the family 🙏❤️

  • Mark our hearts go out to you and your family on the passing of Rosa. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. ❤️

  • I just found out that my friend rose passed sorry about your loss she was the nicest person to me when we worked at Wal-Mart we talked a lot and hangout and when she was sad I brighten up her day she will be missed rip your not in pain no more

  • My heart is so sad for this great loss to your family. I know Rosa so wanted to be at Nicolas’s wedding in October. She loved all of you so very much and was so happy to be his Mommy and Mark’s wife. My prayers go up for all of you.
    Love in Christ Jesus, Sheila Mills and Family