Rosemary Jarvie

Rosemary Jarvie

Rosemary Jarvie, 82, of Southern Pines, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at her home, surrounded by friends and family.

She was born on July 3, 1937, in Queens, N.Y., to the late John and Agnes McQuade. Rosemary excelled in her career as a senior executive assistant in both the law and insurance industries. She was a woman of great strength and independence. Her hobbies included cooking, decorating, traveling and volunteering in her community. Rosemary’s family will never forget the kindness, love and support she provided them.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Jarvie; and one sister, Ann McQuade. She is survived by her brother, Thomas (Tom) McQuade; two nephews, Wayne McQuade and his wife, Jennifer, and their children, Devin, Kiley and Conner; and Thomas (Tommy) McQuade and his wife, Barbara, and their children, Tommy and Christina.

A memorial service will be held at a later date, in Florence, S.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.