Ridout's Trussville Chapel

1500 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL


Rosemary M Steinmetz

November 26, 1943September 6, 2020

Rosemary Margaret Steinmetz of Huntsville, Alabama was born November 26, 1943 in New York, New York and passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at the age of 76. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Mrs. Steinmetz was raised in New Jersey where she obtained a four year degree at Montclair State. She met her husband in New Jersey and was married on January 23, 1971. His job with Teledyne Brown Engineering brought them to Huntsville, Alabama in 1976 where they began to raise their family. Mrs. Steinmetz was very active in the Catholic Church. She enjoyed volunteering and hosting church gatherings. She also loved all sweets and especially cakes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur John Steinmetz, Jr; and her father, Walter LaRose. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Sahawneh and husband John; a son, John David Steinmetz; mother, Margaret LaRose; one brother, Walter LaRose; her grandchildren, Austin Michael Sahawneh and John “Ryder” Sahawneh; a host of nieces and nephews. The funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Birmingham, AL beginning at 10am. Due to Covid 19 and the pandemic services are being restricted for family only. Following the funeral Mass, burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama and friends are welcome to attend the graveside prayer but please practice social distancing.


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, September 10, 2020


Rosemary M Steinmetz

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