World War II’s Famous “Rosie the Riveter” Dies at Age 92

RIP, Rosie.


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The greatest generation, a generation with traditional values, is leaving us and will soon be no more. RIP, Rosie.

Yahoo News

Mary Doyle Keefe, known for modeling as “Rosie the Riveter” in the famed Norman Rockwell painting that came to symbolize women factory workers during World War II, has died, according to an obituary published by a local mortuary. She was 92.

Keefe died peacefully on Tuesday in Simsbury, Connecticut after living the last eight years at the McLean Village Community, the Carmon Community Funeral Homes obituary said.

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2 comments on “World War II’s Famous “Rosie the Riveter” Dies at Age 92
  1. I love the old Rockwell covers on the Saturday Evening Post. That America is sadly gone, though. The art lives on, however.

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