Sister Rosemary Haslam, S.S.J., formerly Sister Muriel Loretta, died May 27 at the age of 76. Sister Rosemary was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Joseph W. and Ruth D. Staub-Haslam.

She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from St. Bridget Parish in Philadelphia in 1953. Sister Rosemary served in the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., and in the dioceses of Allentown, Harrisburg and Camden, N.J.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joseph and a sister, Caroline Murphy. Sister Rosemary is survived by her brother, Thomas and sisters-in-law Susan Haslam, and Betty Ann Haslam, also her brother-in-law, John Murphy, also her cousin S. Jeanette Weychert, S.S.J., nieces, nephews and the members of her Congregation, The Sisters of St. Joseph.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 31 followed by burial in the community cemetery.