Rosemary E. Phelan

November 11, 1927May 7, 2018

Rosemary E. Phelan, formerly of Boston and Fall River, passed peacefully on May 7, 2018. Loving and caring daughter of the late Joseph P. Phelan and Rose Phelan (Dunn) of Fall River; sister of the late Joseph P. Jr. and his wife Elaine, John L., James L., William L. and Robert E. Phelan. Aunt of Jeff Allmon, Maureen Pate, Kathleen Proctor, Joseph Phelan, Michael Phelan, David Phelan and Michelle Frain and many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews. A graduate of Smith College and a retiree of Jordan Marsh and Bank of Boston. She loved her family and friends, her parents and her brothers especially; she loved Highland Ave, Fall River and Bass River on Cape Cod. She loved to travel, ski, participate in road races (winning many medals), cook, and entertain; and she loved to talk and laugh and loved reading, especially the New York Times which she did on a daily basis, cover to cover. She will be sorely missed. The family will receive visitors on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 5PM to 8Pm in the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Leonard Church, 320 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113 on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM. Interment will be on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10am in St. Patrick's Cemetery, 2233 Robeson Street, Fall River.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, May 12, 2018

Rosemary E. Phelan

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