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Rose Mary (Marra) Fluharty

January 7, 1939 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Rose Fluharty Obituary

Rose Mary Fluharty, 85, of Shinnston, passed away on March 11, 2024 after a brief stay at Maplewood Healthcare Center.  She was born in Shinnston on January 7, 1939 to the late John Marra and Janice “Janie” (Seamon) Marra.

Rose graduated from Shinnston High School in 1957.  She married Donald in 1959.  She was a member of the St. Ann Catholic Church in Shinnston.  She and her late husband, Donald, owned and operated several local businesses:  Poodles and Pals, Don’s Diner in Clarksburg, D & R Grill, Bella Bella Supper Club and John’s Market in Hepzibah.  In addition to her love of grooming poodles, her passion was singing.  Rose and Donald had several bands over the years that performed in the surrounding area clubs.  She was always being invited to sing with the bands that were performing in her supper club.  Rose was a Past Madam President for the Clarksburg Fraternal Order of Eagles, member of the Moose Lodge in Clarksburg, the Rebekah Lodge in Shinnston and a member of the Red Hat Society.

She is survived by one daughter, Janice (Fluharty) Niven of Berkeley Springs; one son, Michael Barbina and wife Crystal of Shinnston; one granddaughter, Theby Rose (Niven) Gregory and husband Darrin of Berkeley Springs; one aunt, Nellie (Seamon) Hamrick and husband Frank of Shinnston; nieces and nephews:  John Marra III, Ann Marie Marra, Catherine Rose (Marra) Picarro, Louie Mike Marra and Shawn Christopher Marra.

In addition to her parents, Rose is preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Fluharty (1986), six brothers:  Sam “Mooch” Marra, Louie Marra, Frank “Montana” Marra, James “Bill” Marra, John Marra, Jr. and infant brother, Frank; one infant sister, Amelia; four sisters in law:  JoAnn Marra, Gloria Marra, Marielena Marra and Lula Marra and one son in law, Thomas Niven.

Family and friends will be received at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston, on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 for visitation from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Funeral service at 1:00pm with Rev. Akila Rodrigo T.O.R. and Rev. Deepu Joseph as Celebrants.  Interment will follow to Shinnston Memorial Cemetery.

Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Fluharty family.

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Visitation
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

Interment
Tuesday
March 19, 2024

Shinnston Memorial Cemetery, Shinnston

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