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Rose Marie (Fuchs) Pietsch

September 30, 1926 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 91)

Rose Marie (Fuchs) Pietsch, 91, of Silver Spring, MD and formerly of Colchester, widow of the late Wm. Hiram Pietsch, Jr. (COL, US Army), passed away November 8, 2017.  Born in the Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of George and Margaret (Reiter) Fuchs, late of Colchester.  Mrs. Pietsch had served with the U.S. Army (and Reserve) for many years before her honorable discharge at the Rank of Colonel.  She was also a Registered Nurse and taught Nursing at the college level before her retirement.  She leaves her stepchildren, Bill Pietsch, III, James Pietsch, Aloysia Hamalainen and Alexandra Fletcher; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Graveside Services with military honors with be observed 11 AM Monday (Nov. 27th) at the Linwood Cemetery, Route 16, Colchester.  A Memorial Service will be held 1 PM Saturday (Dec. 16th) at Pumphery's Colonial, 300 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD.  Care of local arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.  For online condolences, please visit

 Service Information

Graveside Service
November 27, 2017

11:00 AM
Linwood Cemetery
Linwood Cemetery Road
Colchester, CT 06415

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