Rose K. Rome (nee Rolek), 97, died peacefully at the Phoenixville hospital on Sept 4, 2013, in the loving presence of her daughter, Lorraine, and son-in-law, Michael.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frank (Reynolds); and son Frank.
Rose is survived by her sister, Catharine Cislo; daughter, Lorraine; son-in-law, Michael Payonk; niece, Camille Stanis; daughter-in-law, Annemarie; grandchildren, Neil, Nick, Roseann and Karen; and great-grandchildren, Seraphina, Sebastien, Nina, Nico and Race.
Rose attended Sacred Heart of Jesus and Dupont schools and was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Business College. She was employed in the area garment industry and enjoyed smocking and embroidery. Rose loved life and traveling. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and secretary for the Polish Woman's Alliance for many years. She also enjoyed organizing trips to the Atlantic City casinos. She remained a longtime resident of Dupont and continued membership in the Sacred Heart Church.
Rose's life will be celebrated in a memorial Mass at a future date.
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 8, 2013