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Born in Sumter, South Carolina, Rosalie was the eldest of five children born to the late
Earl and Lucille Goodwin. Rosalie was born on November 11, 1933. She departed her
earthly life on June 10, 2022. Lucille and Earl as well as her siblings preceded her in
At an early age Rosalie, along with her mother and siblings, moved to Baltimore City.
Rosalie attended the Baltimore City Public Schools System where she last attended
Harvey Johnson High School.
Rosalie was united in marriage to the late Thomas E. Felder. Thomas also preceded her
in death. This union lasted for over forty years. From this union, they had four children.
Rosalie worked at Central Laundry and Eastern Venetian Blind Companies for many
Rosalie was a devoted member of the Leadenhall Baptist Church. She was active in
her community, starting the South Baltimore Sock Organization for the neighborhood
and started the first 'Tot Lot' to help children learn about growing plants and
vegetables. She often made sweet potato pies for her family and friends. As quoted
by nieces and nephews "Aunt Ro-Lee got the best sweet potato pies in the whole
In every neighborhood, Rosalie moved into she made many and very lasting friendships.
She was very well respected and admired for her 'good spirit'. A devoted family
woman, mother, aunt, and grandmother, Rosalie's warm spirit was contagious. Anyone
who came into contact with her, would not easily forget who she was. Humble in
spirit, and big in heart, her generosity was one of her greatest attributes.
Rosalie lived a normal life, with ups and downs and many experiences.
She found the answer to abundant life was through Jesus Christ
You see "it's not how you start your life, but it's how you finish.
Rosalie knew she had finished her race, had stayed the course and is now resting in heaven with Jesus.