Leona C. Rose, 92, of 43 Clay St., North East, Pa., formerly of Jamestown, died Wednesday Feb. 20, 2013 in Ball Pavilion, Erie.
She was born April 17, 1920, in Westfield, a daughter of the late Willis and Diantha Rounds Alabaugh.
For many years she lived in Texas, working in the Lake Worth Nursing Home. She was a member of Halgren-Wilcox American Legion Post Auxiliary, Sugar Grove. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.
Leona C. Rose
Surviving are seven children, Diane Patterson with whom she made her home, Starlene Rose of Jamestown, Joseph Wrobelski of Hydetown, Pa., Donald Rose of Youngsville, Pa., David Rose of Spartansburg, Pa., Paul Rose of Erie and Steven Rose of Ohio; 36 grandchildren including Frank, Kenny, Stewart and Chad Patterson, Becky Peck, Tina Jackson, Laura Paulisick, Tammy Waite, Donnie Rose, Jr., Kelly, Michelle, Heather, Autum and Holly Rose; and several great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Donald Rose who died in 1978; two sons, Ronald Rose and Robert Wrobelski; and four brothers, Ralph, Fred, Grover and Henry Snyder.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 in the Lind Funeral Home. Rev. Roy Ferguson officiated. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends were received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home Saturday. Light a candle in remembrance of Leona at www.lindfuneralhome.com