Rose Marie Juresko

November 9, 1931 ~ April 13, 2020 (age 88)


Rose Marie Juresko, 88, of Steubenville, Ohio peacefully went to join the Lord and her family who went before her on Monday April 13, 2020 at the home of her daughter Linda.

She was born November 9, 1931 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Rosco and Nellie (Wise) Lemasters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Juresko on May 17, 2014; a son, Edward Melcher on April 3, 2015; a son-in-law, Patrick McPherson on May 23, 2019; and two brothers, Leroy and Harold Lemasters, Sr.

Rose was retired from the former Ohio Valley Hospital in Steubenville, OH where she worked for 15 years. She was Born Again in 1978 and Pentecostal by Faith. She enjoyed reading her bible, going to church, singing gospel songs in the car and at home, and praying for people. She enjoyed going out to eat, especially at the former Spanky’s Restaurant and cooking at home.

Surviving are a daughter and her caretaker, Linda McPherson of Steubenville, OH; two step-sons, Bobby Joe (Debbie) Juresko of Steubenville, OH and John “Jay” (Lynn) Juresko of Mingo Junction, OH; and two step-grandchildren, Molly Juresko and Betsy (Ryan) Salyer; and a step great-grandson, Brady Salyer.

A private family viewing will be held at the Wheeler Funeral Home in Mingo Junction with burial to follow at Union Cemetery, Steubenville.

Memorial contributions may be directed in Rose’s memory to either Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 (

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