Shelley J. Rosa

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Shelley J. Rosa

January 02, 2019

Shelley J. Rosa Shelley June Rosa, 64, of Beulah, died Jan. 2, 2019 at Munson Medical Center.
She will be remembered always for how well she loved her family, all the time she spent with them at the lake and for making everyone laugh. She showed unconditional love to everyone and every animal she encountered. She was generous, humble, faithful, vibrant and entertaining. She was selfless and willing to help others. Shelley enjoyed many adventures on her bucket list and playing Mahjong with her friends.
She was fiercely loved by all who knew her.
Shelley was an active member of the community with various organizations such as the Zonta Club, Coho Festival and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She was the founding member of the Honor Area Restoration and generous with her time volunteering and creating care packages for soldiers overseas.
Shelley was the driving force of two successful businesses for 20 years. She also owned the Fitness Center in Beulah and worked as a real estate broker. She worked as the township treasurer for 38 years and the tax assessor for 16 years.
She is survived by her husband, Bob; sons, Matthew and Brian; parents, Donna and Don Olney; brother, Jeff Olney; sister-in-law, Dawn Olney; siblings-in-law, Dan Rosa, Sarah Rosa, Jeanne Moore, Kitty McMullin and Kelly McMullin; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, for whom she cared deeply.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Greg.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at Fresh Winds Community Church, with Pastor Chuck Towersey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Contributions may be directed to Alzheimer's Association, Honor Restoration Project and HARP.
Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Benzonia.
Published on January 9, 2019
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17 posts

Curtis Flory
Feb 01, 2019
Our family lived across the street from them (on East Street) for 5 years and my sister was great friends with Shelly. I remember her as being one of the sweetest people I have ever met. I will always remember her and her gently nature. May she rejoice today in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus until we see her again!
Jeannette Feeheley
Jan 11, 2019
Dear Bob and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. May Shelley's soul rest in peace, and may Our Creator comfort your mourning. God bless,
Jeannette Feeheley
Sue Bohnhorst
Jan 11, 2019
Shelley will be remembered for her kindness and great sense of humor. She is missed by so many friends.
Craig and Sue Meredith
Jan 11, 2019
Dear Bob and Family,
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you always and as you go through this journey. God certainly has a new ANGEL! Be comforted to know that she is watching over all of us. We are glad to have known her and all of her family. Cherish your memories and she will live in your HEARTS forever. . . . . .
Craig and Sue Meredith
Thompsonville, Mi.
Myrna Mallison
Jan 10, 2019
Shelley and I became pretty good friends when I was a member of Zonta.. We had great times working on committees together. Also Bob and Shelley were in the same type of business my husband Jim and I were in, in Benzie County. Bob, we feel so far away ( being in FL) at a time like this. We are praying for your family and thinking of the good times. With Love and caring thoughts, Myrna
Grant and Vicki Sager
Jan 10, 2019
Working with Shelly be it Zonta , the Township or community she was a great person to be around and work with. You felt better after you talked to her.
Leon & Janice Thomas
Jan 10, 2019
Shelley, not only had that beautiful smile, but was one who cared about others in many ways. Shelley, will continue to live on in our memories, that smile will never be forgotten.
We send our Love & Condolences to her parents Don & Donna, her Husband Bob, and sons Matt & Brian. Your memories now are worth there weight in Gold.
Cynthia (Martindale) Atkinson
Jan 09, 2019
Shelley was such a wonderful person. I remember her is school as a cheerleader and always that beautiful smile on her face. No matter where you saw her she was always wearing the beautiful smile. RIP Shelley you will be dearly missed.
Darlene Gray
Jan 09, 2019
She was part of everyone’s family. Everyone loved her. I’m missing her.😢
Shari Waara
Jan 09, 2019
Shelley was an amazing part of our community...she loved her home town...she gave her all... wonderful mother and wife..loved her family...Her boys were her life...she always spoke highly of them...she will be missed , her smile, her giving heart , and her Love for all..❤️✝️❤️
Steve and Linda Allen
Jan 09, 2019
Shelly was a great person and truly a good friend always smiling. Greeted you with open arms...
Jack and Lori Lattin
Jan 09, 2019
Shelly was an extraordinary individual who gave of herself to the betterment of everyone she came in contact with. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends but has left an indelible mark. We will keep her and the family in our thoughts and prayers. Our sincere condolences to Bob, the boys, Don and Donna and the rest of her extended family.
Susan Leone
Jan 09, 2019
Shelly was a great woman and leaves a wonderful Legacy.
Sharon Tapp
Jan 09, 2019
I met Shelley through our golf league at Interlochen. My impression of her is that she was just a real sweetheart. We will miss her terribly.
Peter and Cammie Moss
Jan 09, 2019
We will always remember Shelley's welcoming smile and her laughter. So very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Kevin & Kimberly Kinnan
Jan 09, 2019
Don, Donna & family ~ Our deepest sympathies and prayers for you from your Circle Drive neighbors. We pray God will surround you with his comfort, peace & comfort during this time of loss.
Kitty Jo McMullin
Jan 09, 2019
She always was smiling or laughing😂