Rosezetta Mae Wood

November 10, 1942 ‒ February 22, 2019

Delaware, Ohio

Rosezetta Mae Wood, 76, of Delaware passed away late Friday afternoon, February 22, 2019 at the Belle Springs Nursing Center in Bellefontaine.

She was born in Xenia, Ohio on November 10, 1942, the daughter of the late Harry and Marie (Boggs) Thompson.

Rosezetta enjoyed collecting Griswold cast iron with her husband, going to flea markets and watching soap operas, especially “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful”.

On June 10, 1964, she married the love of her life Charles “Chuck” Wood. They shared 51 wonderful years of marriage together. Sadly, Chuck passed away on December 28, 2015.

Rosezetta is survived by her two children, Robert Lewis (Kandace) Wood and Elizabeth Marie (Michael) Karshner; 5 grandchildren, Anthony Robert (Chandos) Karshner, Jessica Lynn Karshner, Angela Louise Wood, Brandi Jo Richards, and Heather Kaylee Richards; 3 great grandchildren, Scarlett, Josie and Addison; 4 brothers, Raleigh, Ralph, Charles, and Clyde; 3 sisters, Kathleen, Juanita and Bertha; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Rosezetta was preceded in death by her 2 brothers Harry and Glen and her sister Jean.

A celebration and memorial gathering will be held at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Universal Hospice Care, 701 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or the American Cancer Society.

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  • Aunt Rose. I am sadly going to miss you. I pray that your family finds guidance in the fact that you gave all that you had and you loved fiercely.. Even when you was sick and Dad passed away, you found the time to call and comfort me, and you had sorrow in the loss as well. I love you and can’t wait until your wings are delivered. God bless you and each and everyone of your family members. Fly high my sweet Aunt.

  • Rose you have been and always willbbe my BFF I’m gonna miss u like CRAZY. I LOVE you 💔💔💔

  • Rose, I have known you 30 some odd years and have been one of your besties and Chucks also. Chuck & I will miss you so much.Your with your Love of your life now and your no longer in pain. We have so many memories together that I can’t remember them all.I will all ways Love you and you’ll all ways be in my Thoughts.Tell Chuck we said hello and my Mom and Dad too.Beth and Family ,Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you.If you need anything let us know. R I P Rose.You will be sadly missed everyday. We Love You! Cindy & Chuck

  • Dear Beth and Bobby
    I had many wonderful memories of your mom all the years I lived next door to you lots of years watching Jerry Lewis Telethon with your mom and dad. Rosie was so sweet and had such a giving heart Made great sweet tea too!! I only wish I had visited lately. I’m so sorry
    love to you both.
    Love Barbara Herwald

  • Grandma… I’m going to miss you so much. You have no idea how much you have affected my life in the past few years. I love you so much. Thank you for being there for me and always making sure I’m okay. You mean so much to me. I will never ever forget you and everything you’ve done for me.

  • I am going to miss our long phone conversations at night or for that matter any time of the day.As I’m typing this I’m hearing your Beautiful laughter I AM GOING TO MISS YOU SO MUCH.Over the past 15 yrs we have learned a lot about each other .I LOVE YOU MY SWEET SISTER.YOU WILL ALWAYS LIVE WITH IN MY HEART.!! RIP ROSIE NO MORE PAIN.

  • Aunt Rosie I wish i couldve gotten to see you like i wanted to. Memories of the family reunions will always remain in my heart. Youve fought a hard fight and i know your finally home. No more sorrow no more pain. God gained another beautiful angel. Give my dad a hug and kiss. Until we meet again. I luv u and will miss u. Sending prayers to your family. Fly High

  • Aunt Rosie may you rest in peace I’m going to miss you give uncle buster hugs and kisses tell my mom i miss her.. God sure does only take his most precious angels cause that’s what you were.. Praying for the family to find peace and comfort in our time of need..😢😭😇

  • R.I.P. Aunt Zetty you will be missed sadly missed by my family we love you very much . Now you can be with the love of your life with no worries . My heart breaks because I will miss our talks that we used to have just hearing your voice on the phone brightened my days . You was there for me when we lost my daughter Bobbie Jo Newton . You always had a beautiful smile and you always told me Debbie it will be alright . Aunt Zetty I want to tell you I Love You very much and I am gonna miss you . I set here now remembering all the good times I had with you and Uncle Buster , Bobbie and Beth . My heart goes out to Bobbie And Beth and the family . You are now and always have been a Beautiful Angel Love you Aunt Zetty ..

  • R.I.P MY BEAUTIFUL SISTER Rosezetta I may not have been there for you but I have been sick and I didn’t want you to get sick . We had a lot of great times together . I love you my beautiful sister you will never be forgotten I will always keep you in my heart .My prayers go out to Beth and Bobbie and the family !!! You will be sadly missed !!

  • Bobby Beth and family your mom and dad will never be forgot from anybody that knew them.I give you all my condolences.