Rose Cabat

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    - Maria Borbon
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Rose Cabat A well known potter, Rose Cabat, 100, died peacefully January 25, 2015. Born Rose Katz, June 27, 1914, in New York City, Rose married the late Ernest Cabat in 1936. They moved to Tucson in 1942. During WWII Rose worked as a riveter at Davis-Monthan Army Air Field repairing war-damaged aircraft. A real Rosie the Riveter! Rose's ceramics have won numerous awards and have been exhibited in many museums including the Smithsonian. Her work is also in the permanent collections of many major museums. A retrospective of her work was held February through September 2014 at the Tucson Museum of Art. Rose is survived by children, George Cabat (Sue) of Richmond TX, Mike Cabat (Susan Bettis) of Indianapolis, IN and June Cabat, of Bisbee, AZ; two grandchildren, Brian Cabat (Beth Ritchie) of Brentwood, TN and Nicholas Cabat (Karin Powdermaker) of Austin, TX; six great-grandchildren, Jacob, Zachery, Aaron, Donovan, Benjamin and Joshua; three step-grandchildren, Ashley Lockwood, Christie Carver Burch and JD Carver and six step-great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Nate Ventura, Carlie and Colten Burch, and Preslie and Krew Carver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tucson Museum of Art. A Celebration of Rose's life will be arranged for a future date. Arrangements by ANGEL VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.


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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 28, 2015