O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
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Rosemary Gray Koubel

Mrs. Rosemary Gray Koubel, 86, of Charles Avenue, Salamanca, N Y went to be with the Lord on Friday (January 1, 2010) at Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, N Y.

Born December 28, 1923 in Salamanca, N Y she was the daughter of the late Frank and Grete Robison Cone.

She was employed as a Registered Nurse at Olean General Hospital for over twenty-five years prior to her retirement.

Mrs. Koubel was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Quadays, Mr. & Mrs. Club, AARP of Salamanca, and Salamanca Hospital Retirees. Rosemary loved her family and friends. Helping others was her passion. She adored travel, art, music, & learning, and she saw beauty in everything.

Surviving are three daughters Mrs. Cindy (Larry) Washington, Woodbury CT, Ms. Jill Gray, Salamanca, N Y, Mrs. Shelley (Michael) Atkins, Salamanca, N Y; one son Mr. Mitchell (Tina) Gray, Great Valley, N Y; six grandchildren, Barbara (Mark) Leuly, of Long Island, Chris (Ali) Washington of CT., Amber Gray of NC, Cameron Gray, Brady Atkins, Courtney Atkins, all of Salamanca; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Mr. David Cone, Port St. Lucie, FL; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by 2 husbands, Mr. Raymond Gray of Salamanca and Mr. Allan Koubel of London, England.

A memorial service will be held in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Salamanca, NY on Friday April 23,2010 at 10:30 AM with Fr. Michael Lonto officiating

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, N Y.

Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery, Allegany N Y at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made in her name to Salamanca High School Music and Drama Depts. or St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

E-condolences may be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com