Rosemary Studebaker Lotito


Rosemary Studebaker Lotito, 71, of Pounding Mill, Va., died Monday, September. 10, 2018, of a sudden illness.
Born in Bluefield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Major John M. and Rosemary Hooks Studebaker. A graduate of Bluefield High School, she earned her B.A. degree from East Tennessee State University and also studied at East Carolina University.
She was a longtime member of the Richlands First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of more than 50 years, Dr. Tony (Dusky) Lotito Jr., of Pounding Mill; daughter Katie Mann and husband Patrick of Knoxville, TN; son Marty Lotito and wife Danielle of Franklin, TN, sisters Marcia Pyner of Charlotte, N.C., and Johnna Studebaker of Santa Fe, N.M.; grandchildren Leah Mann, London and Lakyn Lotito; and special cousins, nieces and nephews and special friends.
Funeral services for Rosemary Lotito will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Richlands First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rod Tkach officiating. Burial will follow at 2:15 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bluewell, W.Va. Pallbearers will be: Tony Morris, Chris Morris, Billy Morris, John Morris, Patrick Mann, and Hillard Carr.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the ASPCA, the Richlands First United Methodist Church, 402 Suffolk Avenue, Richlands, Virginia 24641 or Second Chance for Cats, 874 Littlesburg Road, Bluefield, W.Va. 24701.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at
Published on September 13, 2018
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