Old Lyme - Rose Marie Rand, 75, of Old Lyme, beloved wife of Samuel Rand, passed away in her home surrounded by the love of her family, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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Rose Marie was born on July 11, 1937, to the late Albert and Evelyn Birch of Deep River.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Sam; her siblings, Donald, James and Patty Ann; her children, Dwayne, Thomas, Denise, Kim and Heidi; and her many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
She will be remembered for her great love of family, flowers, music and dancing, and the special joy she brought to all those lives she touched.
Private services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to VITAS in her memory for the wonderful care she received.
Published in The Day on Jan. 27, 2013