|Rosemary Norair Jaskiewicz
Published in The Capital Gazette on Nov. 8, 2017
Rosemary Norair Jaskiewicz
Rosemary Norair Jaskiewicz "Rosie", 89, a resident of Annapolis
for 4 years and previously of Upper Marlboro, MD, died peacefully
at home on Sunday, November 5 after a long illness.
Born in Meyersdale, PA to the late Hrandt and Anne Norair, Rosie
grew up in Washington, DC and graduated from Woodrow
Wilson High School in 1945. She was a 1947 graduate of
Averett College in Danville, VA where she was an avid
horsewoman, and a 1949 graduate of American University in
Washington, DC, earning a B.A. Degree. From 1952 to 1957.
Rosie was a secretary with the American Chemical Society and from 1957 to 2006 held
various officer positions within the Norair organization. She held numerous positions in
Republican organizations on state, county and local levels and for several years was the editor
of the Foundry Church newsletter.
She lived for 2 years in Frankfurt, Germany, travelling throughout Europe with her husband who
represented a U.S. law firm in Europe. Rosie was a gourmet cook, took flying lessons and
continued to travel Europe extensively.
She was the beloved wife of 61 years of Edmund M. Jaskiewicz; mother of Edmund N.
Jaskiewicz of Little Rock, AR, Diane J. Generous of Baltic, CT, Richard H. Jaskiewicz of
Washington, DC, and Eric M. Jaskiewicz of Atlanta, GA; grandmother of Edmund Spencer
Jaskiewicz, Theodore, Alex and Leigh Generous, also survived by two great-grandchildren.
Friends are invited to celebrate Rosie's life on Thursday, November 9 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8
PM at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD where
her funeral service will be held on Friday, November 10 at 11 AM.
Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
2973 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037