Cynthia Rosedale, 67


Cynthia “Cindy” Mary Ann (Cobb) Rosedale, 67 of Canton, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, surrounded by her family.

Born Oct. 23, 1948, in Aultman Hospital in Canton, she was the first child of Irene Bernice (Headrick) Cobb and the late Martin Charles Cobb.

Cynthia Rosedale obitShe is survived by her children, Raymond S. Rosedale, III of Las Vegas, NV, Amy E. (Edward) Rath of Buffalo, NY, Jordan W. (Dawn) Rosedale of Canton, Holley H. (Ron) Sharpe of Canton, and Michael T. (Heather) Rosedale of Chicago, IL; seven grandchildren; her mother, Irene Ballantine of Canton; sisters, Deborah Fraga of Canton, Michelle (Mark) Jahn of San Diego, CA, and Dianne (Mark) Stucky of Medina; brother, Todd Cobb of New Orleans, LA; sisters-in-law, Lorraine Rosedale Wolfe of Burr Ridge, IL, and Mary Cobb of Lake Worth, FL; and 20 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, Cindy was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Dr. Raymond S. Rosedale, Jr.; brother, Michael Cobb; sister-in-law, Marilyn Yvonne Rosedale; and brother-in-law, James R. Wolfe.

Cindy was a 1967 graduate of Carrollton High School in Carrollton. During her time there, she was an accomplished flautist and pianist. She had an appreciation for classical music and the arts and received numerous awards as a flautist including the John Philip Sousa, which recognizes superior musicianship, dependability, loyalty and cooperation. She was a member of Band of America and participated in high school state band contests during her four years of high school and consistently received Superior ratings for both flute solos and ensembles. Cindy was the Head Majorette of the Carrollton High School Marching Band, first-chair flute of Carrollton High School Concert Band and pianist of Carrollton High School Stage Band. She was a member of Carrollton High School Scholarship Team and Carrollton High School World History Team.

After settling in Canton, Cindy held many leadership positions and volunteered for numerous charitable organizations, including the Canton Museum of Art, Town Hall Lecture Series, Mercy Service League, Junior League of Canton, OH, Stark County Historical Society, and St. Michael Catholic Church. Cindy was instrumental in bringing the exhibition “Kimono As Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota” to Canton and served as a member of the board of directors. She recently made a gift to Mercy Medical Center’s new Emergency Room Waiting Area in memory of Dr. Raymond S. Rosedale, Jr.

In addition, Cindy was very socially involved in her community. She was a member of Brookside Country Club in Canton for over 35 years and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Canton.

Cindy and her husband, Raymond, had an entrepreneurial spirit. They were business owners of several medical imaging companies, including Shared PET Imaging and Mid America Imaging. They owned and operated Holleydale Farms for over 20 years.

On April 26, 1975, Cindy and Raymond were married in a private ceremony at their residence on Lake Cable. It is the home they shared together for 35 years and always welcomed family and friends to join together and celebrate. They were both avid skiers and enjoyed time with their friends and family at Rosie’s Roost located at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, NY. Cindy enjoyed a competitive game of Gin and Euchre with family and friends.

Cindy and Raymond were truly a forever love story. Now, they are dancing together on the moon and stars.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 26 in St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Canton with Rev. Fr. Don King as celebrant. Interment was in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Medical Center ICU Education Fund, Care of Karlo Libby Funeral Home, 5000 Everhard Rd., N.W., Canton, OH 44718.


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