Rosemary Permen

Obituary of Rosemary Permen

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved wife and mother, Rosemary Permen (Bardzel), age 84 of Veneta Oregon on June 23, 2023. Rosemary was born on March 25, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan to Joseph and Mary Bardzel. She met and married “The Light of her Life”, Lawrence Permen on September 3, 1960 and they were blessed with 9 children.

She was known for her beautiful smile and infectious laugh, her strong devotion to God and the Blessed Mother, and her unwavering love and support for her family. She was an avid reader, loved history, was a great cook and thoroughly enjoyed finding new recipes to try. She had a great love for music, and loved all animals, big and small; she especially liked visiting the zoo. She was a precious gift to us all, and she will forever be in our hearts.


The rosary will be recited at 12:00 pm followed by a funeral Mass at St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Veneta, OR.


Rosemary leaves behind her husband, Lawrence, Children: Larry, (Pamela), Heidi (Brad), Michael, Jennifer (Gary), Mary (John), Patricia (Milton), Theresa (Robert), Elizabeth (Jeremy), and Joseph, She had 19 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren with another one on the way; Brother: Richard (Dorothy); sister-in-law Carol (Gerald); and brother-in-law John (Joyce). Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Bardzel.

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