Rose Janet Champlin, 89, of Cold Spring, died Oct. 19 at her home.
Rose was a medical transcriptionist at Butterfield Memorial Hospital and went on to be a confidential secretary for Putnam County before her retirement. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown for more than 60 years, where she sang in the choir and participated in many of its activities and outreach programs.
She was born June 22, 1931. She married Norman Champlin, who died before her.
She enjoyed gardening and the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown named its garden in Rose’s honor. Rose also enjoyed music and coordinated many of the concerts at the church.
Rose is survived by her children: Karen Chiappini and Dale Meck (David) and her grandchildren, Mike Meck (Catie), Matt Meck and Chris Chiappini. She is also survived by her cousin, Eileen Siegel; her brother-in-law Ray Champlin (Anne); her nephew, Jon Champlin and her grandnephews, Michael Champlin and Matthew Champlin.
Funeral services will be private, with burial at Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorial donations maybe made to First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St., Cold Spring, NY 10516.
Information provided by Clinton Funeral Home
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