Marilyn J. Rose, 91, formerly of 335 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kane, died Saturday, August 18, 2018 at her residence at 2 Greeves Street in Kane.
Born May 3, 1927 in Sheffield, she was the daughter of Lloyd B. and Ella M. Lesser Jones. She graduated from Sheffield High School in 1944, and on August 16, 1947 in Sheffield, she married Norman H. Rose, who died in 1997.
Marilyn worked for the family business, Rose Radio and Electric, then for Marine Bank in Kane as a teller. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, where she belonged to the Joanna Circle and was active on many committees there. She also was longtime board member and volunteer at the Kane Food Pantry, and was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling and loved being surrounded by family and attending family reunions.
She is survived by children Rebecca (Dennis) Harris of Kane, Martin (Carol) Rose of Charlotte, N.C., Anita (John David) Marcoline of Erie, Edward (Cheryl) Rose of Portland, Ore., Barbara (Henry) Dahl of Warren and her soninlaw, Patrick Lundberg of Warren; sisters Vida Stout of Princeton, W.Va., Bonnell Wolfe of Southern Pines, N.C., Beverly Hoden of Englewood, Fla., Anita Jones of Alexandria, Va. and Nancy Oliphant of Russell, plus a sisterinlaw Elizabeth Jones of Warren. Several loving nieces and nephews survive, including Marilyn Rose Blackmore of Kane.
Marilyn is further survived by grandchildren Julia Hassler, Emily Whalen, Adam Harris, Margaret Harris, Kelly Rose, Laura Rose, Max Marcoline, Celeste Marcoline, Sarah Lundberg and Landon Lundberg, Laura Rose and John Rose, Daniel Ackley and Andrew Ackley; and great-grandchildren Benjamin, Scott, Zachary, Krystyna, Ashlynn, Madeleleine, Graham, Liam, Mary Katherine, Maggie, Lucas, Hudson, Weston and Everly.
Preceding her in death, besides her husband and parents, are a daughter Susan Rose Lundberg in 2013, a granddaughter Sophia E. Rose in 2002, three brothers, six sisters, several nieces and nephews and her “traveling companion” William “Cy” Anderson.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8. Following a private graveside service at Forest Lawn Cemetery, all are welcome to a funeral service Thursday at noon at the First United Methodist Church in Kane with the rev. Calvin Cook, pastor, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 112 Greeves St., or to the Kane Food Pantry, P.O. Box 744, both in Kane, PA 16735.
The Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. has care of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronald mcdonaldfuneralhome.com.