Rosemary Hotz Slate Scarborough, 94, of Colonial Heights, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at her residence. Born in Chesterfield, on June 4, 1925, she was the daughter of the late, Charles Edward Hotz and Anne Marie Blaha Hotz. She was preceded in death by her first husband, and father of her children, Carl H. Slate, Sr., her second husband, Raymond P. Scarborough; two daughters, Stella Slate Nolen and Joyce Slate Pembroke; three brothers, Rudy, Charlie and Joseph Hotz; and sister, Catherine Wargofcak. Rosemary was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit #284, and the VFW #662.
She is survived by her children, Carl H. “Bubba” Slate, Jr. and wife, Connie, Charles Edward Slate and wife, Stephanie, Dianne S. Mallard and husband, Stewart, Rodger A. Slate and wife, Tina, and Thomas B. Slate and wife, Judy; step-children, Phil Scarborough and wife, Sandi, George Scarborough, Kay Scarborough, and Kim Sykes and husband, Mark; 22 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank Hotz and wife, Jackie; a sister, Betty Michalek; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 17111 Jefferson Davis Highway, S. Chesterfield, Virginia 23834 with Fr. Danny Cogut, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, S. Prince George, Virginia 23805. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.