Born on December 23, 1948 in Phillipsburg, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Barbara Postenyi Kovatch. She was employed at Bon-Ton, Wal-Mart optical, Crayola in Easton, Pa., and in her earlier years worked in Data processing. Rosie graduated from Belvidere High School Class of 1966. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and collecting antique glassware. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Alpha, NJ, and a life member of the former West Easton Athletic Association.
Rosie is survived by her husband James Brandle of Palmer Twp., Pa., whom she was married to for 46 years, her twin sister, Barbara “BJ” Kovacs-Wooldridge of Marietta, Ga. She is also survived by numerous cousins.
A calling hour will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 10AM to 11AM in The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St. Phillipsburg, NJ, followed by a service at 11AM. Interment will be held at United Presbyterian Cemetery, Alpha, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Rose may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 881 Marcon Blvd., Suite 3700, Allentown, Pa. 18109