June C. Bosselman

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 27, 2003

June Curry Bosselman, 86, of Orlando, Fla., died peacefully Saturday, May 24, 2003, surrounded by her loved ones after a short period of declining health. Mrs. Bosselman was born on Jan. 14, 1917, and was the daughter of the late Bernie and Annie May Curry of St. Albans, W.Va. Mrs. Bosselman had been a resident of Orlando for the past 32 years.

Coming from the hills of West Virginia, she appreciated the beauty of God’s landscape work and truly loved the flowers and birds that surrounded her home. She was a member of the Orlando Downtown Baptist Church where she was an active member of Loyalty Sunday School Class. Mrs. Bosselman was a true believer in God and loved the members of her Sunday School Class who had been so faithful to her. She was an avid supporter of foreign missions and spent countless hours sewing for the young children to whom they ministered.

Mrs. Bosselman was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, John Henry Bosselman, formerly of Suffolk.

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She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved daughter, companion and friend, Virginia Abel of Orlando; daughter and son-in-law, Betsey and John Pritchett of Goldsboro, N.C.; two sons, John Curry Bosselman, and wife, Suzanne, of Lakeland, Fla.; and Charles William Bosselman of New York City, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, John Christopher Bosselman, and wife, Kim, of Lakeland; Debbie Lee Bosselman of Plano, Texas; Cheryl Ann Bosselman of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Todd Bosselman of Lakeland; Carrie Pritchett Rowe, and husband, John, of LaGrange, N.C.; Jennifer Pritchett Gainous, and husband, Richard, of Goldsboro; Christina Sall Plones, and husband, Victor, of Orlando, Fla.; Tara June Bosselman and Laura Bosselman of Lakeland; and four special great-grandchildren, John Evan Bosselman, John Harrison Gainous, Ryan Marcus Plones, and Olivia Anne Bosselman, all of whom she adored.

The graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wales Mission Trip, c/o Orlando Downtown Baptist Church, 120 Pine St., Orlando, Fla. 32803.

Harrell and Hill Funeral Home, Suffolk, is handling arrangements.