Model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting dies

April 23, 2015 3:59 AM

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The woman who was the model for the Norman Rockwell painting that came to symbolize the strength and contributions of women in the war effort during World War II has died. Mary Doyle Keefe was 92.

Keefe died in Simsbury, Conn., where she lived for the last eight years at The McLean Village Community, her daughter, Mary Ellen Keefe, told the Hartford Courant.

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