Rosemarie Louise "Tootsie" Whipple Tufts, 84 of Erie passed away on Monday June 10, 2019 of natural causes at the PA Soldiers & Sailors Home.
Rosemarie was born in Erie on August 16, 1934 daughter of the late Albert and Philomena Dick Whipple. She graduated from Academy High School.
Rosemarie was married to Arthur Tufts on August 24, 1964; they were married 47 years until Arthur's death in 2011.
She is survived by two sons, Brian (Emily) of Erie and Daniel (Robin) of Millcreek, six grandchildren (Skyye, Sierra, Jacob, Rachel, Blake and Jarryd), three great-grandchildren (Dathan, Ryen, and Oryn), a sister Audrey Meyer (Richard) a brother, Raymond Whipple (Betty) and many other family and friends.
Friends may call at the Carl A. Slomski & Son Funeral Home Inc. 2101 St. on Saturday from 4pm to the time of services there at 7pm. Rev. John Jacquel will officiate.
Private interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
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