CLOSE, Marguerite (Rose) - Peacefully passed on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Southlake Regional Hospital, Newmarket in her 89th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Frank Close. Sadly missed by her children Frances (James) Campbell, Lynda Withyman and predeceased by daughter Elaine Close (partner Bruce MCConnach). Loving grandmother to Rhonda Campbell-Beaulne (Steve), Lorie (Ron) Kyle, Shelley "Chelsea" Withyman (BJ Morrow) and the late Tanya Close. Great-grandmother to Haylie, Grayson and Ashton. Dear sister to Della Mayes, Sharon Jones and aunt to Kenneth Banham. Special thanks to Rose's friends on Cornell Ave. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013 at the MCDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Rd., 416-267-4656. Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20th in the funeral home chapel. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 17, 2013