Rose passed away in her sleep on May 30, 2003 at the age of 93 years. She was born on September 11, 1909 in Melville, SK. Predeceased by her husband, Walter. Rose is survived by daughter Darlene (Tom) Pearson of West Linn, Oregon; grandson Bruce Pearson; granddaughter Barbara Mackey; great-granddaughters Emily and Sarah.
A memorial Mass was held on Friday, June 13, 2003 at Star of the Sea Parish, 1153 Fir Street, White Rock, B.C. at 9:00 a.m.