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Barbara Ann (Jones) Rose

December 5, 1927 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 89)

Barbara Ann Rose, 89, of Marlborough and formerly of Hebron and Bolton, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Marlborough Health Care Center where she had been residing.  Born in Stafford Springs on December 5, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Bertha (Gilman) Jones.  Barbara married the late George Ormond Rose, Jr. on June 28, 1952.  The couple shared 60 years of marriage before he predeceased her on April 11, 2012.  Mrs. Rose retired several years ago after having worked as a machinist for Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford and later for Mercury Machine and Tool in Andover.  Barbara loved to read and crochet, but most importantly, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She will be sadly missed but always remembered by her children and their spouses, Sari-lin and her husband, Tore of South Carolina, George and his wife, Beverly Rose of Hebron and Lawrence his wife, Gia Rose of Virginia; a brother, Walter Jones; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three siblings, Clover Tripoli and Robert and Jackie Jones.

In keeping with her wishes, funeral services will be omitted and a celebration with a party will be held in Barbara’s honor at a later date to be announced.  Donations in her memory may be made to the Douglas Library, 22 Main St. Hebron, CT 06248.  Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.  For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

Friends of Douglas Library
22 Main Street, Hebron CT 06248



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