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Marjorie L. Rose

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BENNINGTON -- Mrs. Marjorie L. Rose, 83, widow of Gordon Rose, a former resident of Beech Street and Walloomsac Apartments, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at the Centers For Living and Rehabilitation, following a long illness.

Born in Bennington on June 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Mildred (Burrows) Bent. She received her education in the Bennington schools.

Mr. and Mrs. Rose were married at the First United Methodist Church in Bennington on Nov. 23, 1941. Mr. Rose died June 8, 1976.

In earlier years Marge was employed at various textile mills in the area. She later worked at General Cable in Pownal, until her retirement in 1977.

Mrs. Rose was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bennington for many years.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Centers For Living and Rehabilitation for the wonderful care, kindness and comfort given to Marge during her time with them.

Survivors include her children and their spouses, Sandra Bartlett and her husband, Rob Bartlett, of Bennington, Linda Rose and her fiancé, Rob Gratz, of Pownal, Gordon Rose and his wife, Anne, of Lithia, Fla., William Rose and his wife, Shirleen, of Bennington, Scott Rose and his wife, Pam, of Pownal, and Dennis Rose of Bennington; 15 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Mrs. Rose was predeceased by a son-in-law, Ted Becker Sr., and by two sisters, Marion Davis and Grace Lemieux, and a brother, Frederick Bent.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jerrod Hugenot, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bennington, officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Contributions in Marjorie L. Rose’s memory may be made to either the Activities Fund at Centers For Living and Recreation or to the Bennington Rescue Squad through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 7, 2006
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