Rosalie (Brown) Ciummei, professor emerita of physical education, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 13th after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Professor Ciummei had been a member of the Wheaton faculty and chair of the Physical Education Department.She joined the Wheaton faculty in 1962, retiring in 1996.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street, Norton, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Scleroderma Federation/N.E. Chapter, 462 Boston Avenue, Suite 1-1, Topsfield, MA 01983-1239. www.scleroderma.org.