LAKELAND - Rose Fortin, 89 of Lakeland was born March 10, 1924 in Brooklyn, N. Y. to Dominick and Isabella Agatiello. She passed away peacefully on June 10th, at her home here in Lakeland.
Rose was married January 6th, 1946 to Wilfred Fortin her loving husband of 67 years. They married in New York and moved to Rumford Maine. After her two children were born they moved back to N.Y. They then moved to Lakeland, Florida in September, 1961. She worked with her husband for eight years, owning a retail store in Auburndale. She then worked for 10 years as a tailor at Belk - Lindsey. She loved to sew and could tailor anything.
Rose is survived by her husband, Wilfred, son Judy Fortin (Sandy), daughter Deani Jordan grandchildren Michelle (Denny) Simmers, Hea- ther Fortin, Shannon (Mike) Johnson, Jamie (Riley) Jordan, great grandchildren Forrest, Ian and Catherine Simmers, Dylan and Stella Johnson.
Memorial service will be held at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Lakeland on June 20, at 5:00 P.M. afterward a celebration of her life will take place.
Memorials of remembrances may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or
Published in Ledger from June 13 to June 17, 2013