Rose Marie “Rosi” (Hill) Morris

Rose Marie “Rosi” (Hill) Morris, 77, of Chagrin Falls died at her home on June 29.

Born Jan. 24, 1941 in Burton to Clarence and Lillian (Hayek) Hill, she spent most of her life in the Burton / Newbury area before moving to Chagrin Falls in 2017. She was a 1959 graduate of Burton High School. During her career she worked at ASM International as a production manager metals, Berkshire High School as a receptionist and Kenston High School as a receptionist. Her most cherished role however, was being a mother.

In her retirement, she enjoyed traveling to New York, Ontario and Virginia to visit children and grandchildren; going on church outings; planning luncheons with friends; and watching her backyard birds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Lee Stone and fiancée, R. Scott Downes.

She is survived by her son Dace-Allen (Jessica) Morris of New York City; daughter Carey (Scott) McDonald of Ontario, Canada; step-daughter Ellen (Glenn) McDougall of Virginia; and four grandchildren.

A celebration of her life is planned for 11 a.m. on Sept. 1 at the Burton Congregational Church, 14588 W. Park St. in Burton. For service and gathering information visit

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Velosano Cancer Research at the Cleveland Clinic,

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