|In Memoriam: Past Auxiliary President & Life Member Frances Rosier|
|By Public Information Officer Bill Rehkopf|
|March 17, 2022|
Mildred Frances Rosier, age, 93 of Sykesville, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022, at Bridginglife's Hospice at Northwest. Frances was a 75 year life member of the Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department, and was past president of the department's auxiliary.
Frances was born August 6, 1928, in Waynesville, NC. She was the daughter of William Ray McElroy and Aletha Morrow McElroy. Frances was the wife of the late Clarence Benjamin "George" Rosier.
She is survived by daughters Linda Shell and Rita Lamb and sons William Rosier and Michael Rosier. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Frances was predeceased by great-grandchildren Skylar Wilson and Cierra Heater and all of her siblings, Ray McElroy, William "Kline" McElroy, James "J.C." McElroy, Frankie Wilcox, Edna Jean Walker, Faye Brandenburg and Buna Rippeon.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville where a funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, March 25, 2022. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park.
The men and women of the Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department thanks Frances for her many years of dedication to the department, and send our condolences to her family and friends.