Rosemarie Bernardini Thompson, 79, of Erie, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021. She was born in Erie, on June 29, 1942, daughter of the late Bernard and Helen Bernardini. Rosemarie graduated in 1961 from Villa Maria Academy. She was involved in the GECAC foster grandparent program for ten years, from 2011 to 2021. Rosemarie was a member of the Siebenbuerger Club and a parishioner of St. Mark's the Evangelist Church in Lawrence Park. In addition to her parents ,Rosemarie was preceded in death by her sister, Betty King, and granddaughter, Michelle Lynn Petachi Julio. She is survived by her sister, Gloria Roark, her daughters, Charlene Vanderhoof OConnell (William), Doreen Farella (Sam),and Christine Kozen (Mike), grandchildren, Jakob, Rebbecca, Michael Lewis, Cody Ryan, Jacquelynn, Michael Scott, and nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call on Thursday at the Kloecker Funeral Home and Crematory,Inc.,2502 Sassafras Street, Erie, PA 16502,from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. Send condolences to www.kloeckerfuneralhome.com. A special thank you to Spencer D. Geibel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Butler, Pa. for making this journey for our family bearable, because of the distance. Also thank you to Good Samaritan Hospice nurses Debbie, Theresa, Maria, Ashley, Vickie, Shelly, and Sharon, They are amazing. I could have not done it without you. Sign the guestbook on GoErie.