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March 3, 1934 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Roselyn D. Staley, 89, of Piqua, passed away peacefully at 5:01 a.m. Sunday, May 7, 2023 at Hospice of Miami County. She was born March 3, 1934 in Piqua to the late Keller and Thelma (Mills) Sanders. She married Charles E. “Chuck” Staley April 30, 1954 in Indiana, he preceded her in death March 16, 1982. She then married F. Lawrence Lange in 1984, then ultimately enjoyed the company of her life partner, R. Bruce Whited for over 25 years.

Survivors include a son, Steven K. (Gail) Staley of Piqua; two grandsons, Charles Ryan (September) Staley, Drew Staley; four great grandchildren, Tegan, Rowan, Lenox, Silas; a brother, Charles I. (Shirley) Sanders of Piqua, nieces and nephews, Amy Levering, Sharon Erlemeier and Scott (Peter Wilson) Sanders. She was preceded in death by a sister, Judith Levering; and a daughter-in-law, Karen S. Staley.

Mrs. Staley was a 1952 graduate of Piqua Central High School. She had been an active member of Greene Street United Methodist Church, and their Christmas Market. She enjoyed memberships with the Greenleaf Garden Club, Order of the Eastern Star and the Piqua Country Club. She will be remembered for being a wonderful homemaker, zest for life and friendship.

A service to honor her life will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rev. Will Leasure officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Should a gesture of honor be desired in Rose’s memory, please consider contributions to the Piqua Education Foundation, P. O. Box 201, Piqua, OH 45356 or the Piqua Community Foundation, P. O. Box 226, Piqua, OH 45356. In keeping with Rose’s pride of Piqua spirit, these gifts will favorably impact people for many years. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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May 12, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Funeral Service
May 12, 2023

1:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High St
Piqua, OH 45356


Piqua Community Foundation
209 W. Ash St. P. O. Box 226, Piqua OH 45356

Piqua Education Foundation
P.O. Box 201, Piqua OH 45356


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