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Palma D. Rose
ASHTABULA – Palma Delores Rose, 84, died Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at home surrounded by her loving family.
The daughter of Carl and Amelia (Ray) Izzi, she was born on January 21, 1928 in Ashtabula and had remained a lifelong area resident.
Palma was a graduate of Ashtabula High School, was proud to have been a majorette in the band. After high school she worked for Lakeshore Gas Company for a number of years; later she worked in the Ashtabula City Auditor’s office as the Deputy Auditor and retired after thirty years of dedicated service.
On August 20, 1949 she married Eugene “Hodgie” Rose and together they celebrated fifty-five years of marriage prior to his death in 2004.
Palma was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. She was active in the Altar-Rosary Society and could be counted on to help whenever needed.
A wonderful cook; her meatballs and tomato sauce were outstanding. Palma would never let you leave her home without taking home “a little something” to eat. An avid sports fan, she and Hodgie would travel to New York to watch the Yankees. They were her team. They would schedule vacations in Florida for baseball spring training. She loved to go dancing with Hodgie and their many friends. Above all Palma was most happy when in the company of her beloved grandchildren. She would go to all of the sporting events, whether it was high school or college. It was never too far for her to travel. She was their loudest cheerleader. Always encouraging them and proud of all their accomplishments.
Palma will be remembered for her strong work ethic, grace through difficult times, her great love for her family and friends, and her strong values. Those whose lives were touched by her presence are richer for having Palma in their lives.
She is survived by her children, Carla (Mark) Johnston of Ashtabula and her son Robert “Bob” Rose of Hudson, beloved grandchildren, Robert, Ryan, and Bryan Rose, Krista and Kayla Johnston and her treasured great granddaughter, Madison Rose; her special niece, Marlene Smith, and her children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene “Hodgie” Rose; her sister, JoAnn Johnson; her brother, Joe Izzi; and her daughter-in-law, Laura (Chapin) Rose in 2010; and her parents.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be a t 10:00AM on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Our Lady of Peace Parish, Mount Carmel Worship Site, East 21st Street, Ashtabula, Ohio, Rev. Raymond Thomas , presiding. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Ashtabula.
Calling hours will be observed from 5 to 8PM on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at the Zaback-Williams-Ducro funeral Home, 500 West Prospect Road, Ashtabula, Oho.
If desired contributions in Palma’s name may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Suite “E”, Green, Ohio 44685, or to Our Lady of Peace Parish, Mount Carmel Worship Site.
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