News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 15, 2013

Rosalie S. (Cieminski) Kaniewski —


WILLIAMSPORT — Rosalie S. (Cieminski) Kaniewski, age 92, of Williamsport, died at 12:48 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital. Rosalie was born on September 4, 1920, in Irons, Mich. She was the daughter of Edward John and Virginia (Zielinski) Cieminski. Rosalie lived near West Lebanon, Ind.,  Milford, Ill., and Warren County, Ind., since 1948. She attended Warren County schools. On Jan. 17, 1938, Rosalie married Edwin Kaniewski in Chicago. He preceded her in death on March 2, 1972.

Rosalie worked for several years at Radio Materials. She attended Trinity Presbyterian Church, in West Lebanon. She enjoyed being with her friends at the Covington Senior Center. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, knitting, crafts and reading. She collected birds and angels.

Surviving are one son, David E. Kaniewski and wife Judi of Williamsport; one daughter, Marilyn O’Donnell of Terre Haute; one sister, Pauline Cherry of Terre Haute, who she reared as a daughter; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and grandchildren; special caregivers, Diana Austin and Lois Wesley.

Rosalie was preceded in death by two brothers, Ferdenand Edward Cieminiski and Franklin Daniel Kaniewski

A memorial service will be at a later date. The family wishes to thank Woodland Manor Nursing Center’s staff for their excellent care of Rosalie. Online condolences may be made at: