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Rosalie McCandless, formerly of Johnston City

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    Rosalie McCandless

Posted on 3/25/2021, 4:15 PM

Rosalie Ann McCandless of Bath, Maine passed away Saturday March 13. She was 81.

Rosalie graduated from Johnston City IL H.S. and Saint Mary's School of Nursing in Evansville, IN. She was a licensed registered nurse and lifelong caregiver. Her interests were many including cooking (famously her chicken and dumplings), bingo, baking, garage sales, baseball, reading, card games, and picnics with family.

A loving daughter, she was preceded in death by her father Joseph Grisley and mother Mabel (Wilhite) Grisley.

A loving wife, she was preceded in death by her husband Stanley McCandless.

Mom was a loving and devoted mother to 4 surviving children Lisa Groves (Pittsburg, IL), Joe (& Kang) McCandless (Crete, IL), Kevin McCandless (Bath, ME), and Roger (& Shera) McCandless (Wingo, KY).

A loving sister, she was preceded in death by brother Joey Grisley (Pittsburg, IL), and survived by brothers John (& Judy) Grisley (Pittsburg IL), William Grisley (Pittsburg IL), Jim Grisley (Pittsburg IL) and sisters Mary Ellen Grisley (Johnston City IL), Kay (& Jerry) Thomas (Greencastle IN), and Nancy (& Mike) Livesay (Marion IL), and sisters-in-law Sandy (& Neil) Hamilton (Paducah KY), and Faye (& Don) McCandless (Evansville IN).

She is survived by 8 grandchildren Corina, Megan (& Joey), Terry, Tony (& Diana), Gena Rose, Gabriel, Forest, and Samuel and 4 great grandchildren Abigail, Erin, Hannah, and Danielle.

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