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ISRAEL, Rosalie List Rosalie List Israel, age 91, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 25, 2018 at home in her apartment in Canton, MA, with her children close at hand. Originally of Fall River, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Joseph and Celia (Oscar) List. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Rosalie was married to Ernest Israel, also of Fall River. She was active in the community, working for years to expand assisted living and geriatric services through Bristol Elder Services, Fall River Jewish Home and ETHOS/Boston. She and her husband loved to travel off the beaten path; visiting places like the Soviet Union, Egypt, Senegal, and China. She continued to travel on her own and with friends after her husband's death in 1984. Rosalie later moved to Jamaica Plain in Boston, where she could fulfill her passion for the theater, the arts, and all that the cosmopolitan city had to offer. Rosalie has three children: Carol Israel, of Harpswell, Maine; Martha Israel, of Montpelier, Vermont, and Tom Israel, of Washington, D.C.; and seven grandchildren – Emily, Benjamin (deceased), Jonah, Molly, Amos, Emma and Abbie. A private memorial was held. Contributions in her memory can be made to Bristol Elder Services, Fall River, Massachusetts.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 9, 2018
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