Rose Gandy

Obituary of Rose Mary Gandy

Rose Mary Gandy, 96, of Monongah, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Fairmont Regional Medical Center.  She was born July 28, 1921 in Meadowbrook, WV, a daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine Minard Marra.  She was preceded in death by her husband Harold R. Gandy.

Mrs. Gandy was a member of the Monongah Baptist Church and was a homemaker in her own home.  She enjoyed her church family, traveling, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Rose enjoyed watching Billy Graham, John Hagee, and Joyce Meyer Christian programs.  She loved watching WVU basketball and football, as well as all womens’ collegiate basketball games.

Survivors include her sons: Robert and his wife Margita Gandy of Richmond, VA, Benjamin and his wife Linda L Gandy of Fairmont, and James and his wife Linda A. Gandy of Monongah; grandchildren: Maria and her husband Scott Winslow, Dianna Gandy, James and his wife Joyce Gandy, Brian and his wife Amy Gandy, Benjamin W. and his wife Andrea Gandy, Trent and his wife Misty Speicher, and Josh and his wife Blair Speicher; great grandchildren: Paul Gandy, Summer Winslow, Jarrett Gandy, Faith Gandy, Kayla Gandy, Lauren Gandy, Brendon Gandy, Natasha Gandy, Nikita Gandy, Taralynn Gandy, Tristan Speicher, Treylon Speicher, Tison Speicher, Charley Speicher, Colt Speicher, and Calan Speicher.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Joe, John, Sam, and Lawrence Marra, as well as her sisters, Victoria Talerico and Mary Bomarito.

Friends and family may call the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 1PM until 8PM and on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 10AM until 11AM.  The funeral will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11AM with Pastor David Huckins officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery, Shinnston, WV.  Online condolences may be made to

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