Rose Rufo Hess
Rose Rufo Hess, 91, formerly of Churchill Rd. Pittsfield passed away peacefully on, March 6, 2014, at 11:45 a.m. She was a resident of the French Prarie Nursing Home in Woodburn, Oregon. She resided in Oregon and Alaska over the past 40 years always the adventurist loving and caring for creating building and bringing serenity to the place she lived. Rose raised two sons, William and Christopher, on Churchill Road while married to William Hess Sr. who passed October 29 2013. Rose is survived by her two sons; her granddaughter, Katy Mae Hess (4 years old) of Somerset, Ky.; and her sister, Ann. She was a accomplished artist. She took great pride in building her own home on the Oregon coast, she was a very creative person. Rose was a spiritual person of great compassion and caring, always helping. She will be missed by all.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 11, 2014