Rosalie Fletcher



Rosalie Fletcher, 78, of Indianapolis, passed away June 2, 2023. She was born October 20, 1944 to the late Willis L. and Marjorie (Hasty) Clock. Rosalie graduated from Eastern Pilgrim Academy High School, Allentown, Pennsylvania and attended United Wesleyan College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant at the University of Indianapolis for 20 years, retiring in 2005. Rosalie was a long-time member of The First Church of the Nazarene. Rosalie was a Master Gardner, certified through Purdue University. She loved volunteering at Benjamin Harrison House as a gardener. Rosalie and her husband David own an orchard, “Fletch’s Apple Lane” and she was a State Fair Champion for her delicious Apple Butter. Rosalie was a caregiver for many family and friends during her lifetime. She enjoyed fellowshipping with her friends, calling themselves “The Sexy Six”. Also, Rosalie was a supportive fan of Southern Gospel Music and followed many related groups.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 9401 E. 25th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229, Reverend Ron Whitlock will officiate. A luncheon will be held following the service.

Rosalie is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, David P. Fletcher; daughter, Tonya (Joe) Suits; son, Trevor (Lindsey) Fletcher; grandchildren, Paige Fletcher, Brandon Fletcher, Joseph Suits II, Cooper Suits, Sophia Suits; brothers, Gene (Maryellen Iobst) Clock and Jim (Debbie) Clock, along with many loving nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, David Todd Fletcher.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff of Franciscan Hospice House for their outstanding treatment extended to Rosalie.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Grace on Wings, Inc., 5128 E. Stop 11 Road, Suite 37, Indianapolis, IN 46237 and/or First Church of the Nazarene, 9401 East 25th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46229. Final arrangements and care are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.