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Rose Marie (Ehlers) Black

December 13, 1942 — September 1, 2023

Rose Marie “Sue” Ehlers Black, 80, of Brownsville, formerly of Washington Twp., passed away Friday, September 1, 2023 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh after losing the battle with cancer.  Born December 13, 1942 in W. Brownsville, PA she was the daughter of the late Ernest P. and Arbelia May Smith Ehlers.  A resident of Brownsville most of her life, she also resided in Belle Vernon, Washington Twp. for 35 years before moving back to Brownsville. Sue previously worked at GC Murphy in Brownsville, Geico Insurance Company, Ehlers (NAPA) Auto Parts, Cole Chiropractor, and the former Community Ambulance Service (CAS).  She loved watching and feeding the ducks on the river at her house, enjoyed baking and cooking.

She is survived by her husband Richard C. 'Dick' Black to whom she was married to for 62 years, son & daughter in law Richard C. & Tina Black of Brownsville, two sisters Barbara Kenneweg, Caryll Linck, grandson Richard C. Black & fiancé Katie Finnegan, and nieces Christine Lenk, Cathy Brown and Cindy Ehlers with a special thank you to Christine for all the love and compassion that she provided during such a difficult time.  She is preceded in death by her three brothers Richard, David, & Ernie.

Funeral services are private for the family and funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.

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