-- Rose Ann (Wilson) Higgins
of Chelmsford; 90
CHELMSFORD -- Rose Ann (Wilson) Higgins, 90, a resident of Chelmsford, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the Westford House Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife for 54 years of the late Robert C. Higgins until his death on August 18, 2012.
She was born on March 3, 1923 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and was a daughter of the late Russell and Rose V. (Bennett) Wilson.
While living in Lachine, Montreal, Rose Ann was employed in the accounting department at Dominion Bridge Co. She later married Robert C. Higgins of Lowell and they moved to McFarlin Road in Chelmsford where they resided for the last 54 years. She attended All Saints Episcopal Church in Chelmsford where she once served as a member of the Altar Guild. She worked for the Chelmsford School System for several years.
Rose Ann is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law Gary R. and Linda Higgins of Lowell and Robert M. and Karen Higgins of Chelmsford, and 5 grandchildren; Jeffrey, Cailin, Alicia, James, and Katie. She was the sister of the late Russell W. (Buzz) Wilson of Montreal.
HIGGINS -- ROSE ANN (WILSON). Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., CHELMSFORD. Her Funeral Service will be on Friday at 1:30 pm at All Saints Episcopal Church, 10 Billerica Rd., Chelmsford. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Rose Ann's name to the MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Funeral Director Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM