Rosemary Jim

Obituary of Rosemary Jim

Rosemary “Posy” Jim, 77, of Latrobe, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones, on Saturday, January 11, 2020. She was born March 29, 1942, in Latrobe, the daughter of the late Dr. Joseph F. and Rosemarie (Walls) Lechman. She was a 1960 graduate of Latrobe High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Marymount College in Tarrytown, NY, in 1964. She worked briefly as a social worker for Catholic Charities in New York City, until she married the love of her life, the late Richard L. Jim, Esq., to whom she was married for 53 years. She was later employed as a caseworker for the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau. Posy was known for her witty sense of humor, love of learning, thoughtfulness, creativity and competitive spirit. She was an avid tennis player, and won many tournaments in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles with her husband, Richard. She played in several bridge clubs and completed the New York Times crossword puzzle daily. She had many interests, including cooking, musical theater, trompe l’oeil painting and topiaries. Most of all, Posy enjoyed spending time with and caring for her family. In addition to her husband and parents, Posy was preceded in death by a grandson, Charles W. Jim. She is survived by her son, Bernard L. Jim, Ph.D.; his wife, Karen; and grandson, Anthony R. Jim, of University Heights, Ohio; her daughter, Aimee R. Jim, Esq., of Latrobe; and her brothers, Joseph F. Lechman, Jr., Esq., of Hollidaysburg, Pa.; Bernard J. Lechman, RPh, and his wife, Sylvia, of Cumberland, Md.; and Michael J. Lechman, MD, and his wife, Linda, of Williamsburg, Va.; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends. Friends will be received on Thursday, January 16th from 4 to 7 PM and on Friday, January 17th from 10 to 11 AM at the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 1500 Ligonier Street, Latrobe. A funeral service will be held immediately following visitation on Friday at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Jeffrey Schock officiating. Interment will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Adams Memorial Library, 1112 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650, or online at www.adamslib.org.
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Thursday
16
January

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
17
January

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, January 17, 2020
Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc.
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
17
January

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, January 17, 2020
Hartman Graziano Funeral Home Chapel
1500 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
17
January

Commital Service and Interment

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Friday, January 17, 2020
St. Vincent Cemetery
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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