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Mildred L. Rose

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Mildred L. Rose Obituary

Mildred L. Rose, 96 of Higganum, passed away Tuesday July 8, 2014 at the Hearth at Masonicare Pond Ridge Wallingford. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Paul A. Rose. Born on November 14, 1917 in New London, she grew up in Portland, then moved to Wilbraham, MA and later to Davenport, IA then finally settling in Higganum in 1970. She loved her family and also loved sitting by her pond and also enjoyed many hobbies such as knitting, painting, making hooked rugs but her favorite pastime was making tiny stuffed animals which she gave to family and friends. She is survived by her two sons, Marty Rose and his wife, Betty of Higganum, Jon Rose and his wife, Ticia of Higganum, two daughters, Elaine Keeler and her husband, Wayne of Higganum, Linda Lewis and her husband, Dick of Pompano Beach, FL and grandchildren, Byron and Ryan Rose, Haley Rose, Todd and Eric Keeler and Rick and Mark Lewis along with three greatgrandchildren, Rylan, Austyn, and Hewit. She is also survived by her sister, Alice Stemmler of Portland and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and will be remembered for her cheerfulness and her wonderful rugs. Funeral services will be held Thursday July 10, 2014 at 1PM at Portland Memorial Funeral Home 231 Main St Portland. Burial will be in the Swedish Cemetery Portland. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday from 12PM until the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Masonic Charity Foundation 74 Cheshire Rd P.O. Box 70 Wallingford, CT. 06492 or Elk members could make a donation to the Elks National Foundation 2750 North Lakeview Ave Chicago, IL 60614-2256. Please indicate that the donation is made in memory of Mildred Rose. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit www.portlandmemorialfh.net

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 9, 2014
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