The Curry Coastal Pilot

Eloise Diane Rosichelli, Brookings, beloved wife and mother, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, due to complications arising from a courageous struggle with cancer. Her last days were spent at home surrounded by her loving family.

Eloise was born in Yorkshire, and grew up in Blackpool, England. She moved to the United States where she met her husband of 46 years, Alberto Rosichelli. Eloise and Al were active in the Southern Oregon community, where they owned several local businesses. Eloise, in addition to being a caring mother and companion, was a runway model, Polynesian dance instructor, an accomplished artist, and an amazing cook.

Eloise is survived by her husband, Al, of Brookings; her

children: Steven Rosichelli Sr. and wife Margaret Rosichelli, of Englewood, Colo.; Jon Rosichelli, of Seattle, Wash.; and Marco Rosichelli and wife Jana Evans, of Seattle, Wash. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Steven Rosichelli Jr., and Sean Rosichelli; and one forthcoming great grandchild.

The family requests that you join them in making a donation to further the research in Pancreatic Cancer. Donations can be sent to The

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, Calif. 90266, or to

A memorial service will be held at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Brookings on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. with a Rosary starting at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow.