Winchester Press – obit – Rose Thompson

Rose Thompson

Rose Thompson (nee Suffel) passed away peacefullyin hospital on Wed., Feb. 6, 2008. She was 73.
She was the devoted wife and helpmate of Robert Thompson, andloving mother of John, Christiane (Jason), Leslie, and the lateBrian. She was a proud grandmother to six grandchildren. In theirretirement years from Scotiabank, Rose and her husband “Bob”bought the Noble Motel and Restaurant in Norland, Ont., wherethey developed a wide circle of friends, and offered good foodand friendship.
Rose was born at Inkerman Station to Arnold and Christena Suffel,the youngest of a family of seven. Left to mourn her passing areRussell (Lorna), Doris Ennis (Gordon), Donna Metcalfe, and sister-in-lawGeraldine Suffel. She was predeceased by her brother George, sisterMarion Kilgour, infant brother Douglas, and brothers-in-law JosephKilgour, and Clarence Metcalfe. Thirteen nieces and nephews willmiss their Aunt Rose’s cheerful and loving disposition.
A celebration of her life was held in the chapel of Marshall’sFuneral Home in Richmond Hill.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefullyacknowledged.