Rosemary Wise

Obituary of Rosemary Wise

Rosemary Bishop Wise Age 81 Rosemary Bishop Wise of Princeton, NJ died on August 15, 2013 in Princeton. Rosemary was born on August 24, 1931 in London, England and spent her early years in Hereford, England. The family moved to Oberlin, Ohio when Rosemary was seven years old. She was a 1949 graduate of the Northfield School. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1953 with a BA and received a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Tufts University. She was a pioneer in early childhood education. She supervised a teacher training program for Head Start in Philadelphia. She was married to John J. Wise. They resided in the Philadelphia area before moving to Westport, Connecticut, Dallas, Texas, and finally Princeton, New Jersey. Rosemary was a long-time member of the Present Day Club. She was active in various charitable and cultural organizations. In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Dr. Susannah Wise of Skillman, New Jersey and Jean Wise of Hyannis, Massachusetts. In addition, she is survived by one grandchild Alexander Philbrick of Skillman, New Jersey. Services will be private.
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