Rose Bartholomew

Rose Bartholomew (nee Levere) of Stittsville passed away at Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital on Sun., June 7, 2015. She was 85.
She was the loving wife of Freeman Bartholomew for more than 68 years. She was the loving mother of Lorne (the late Trudy) of Peterborough, Keith (Linda) of Waasis, N.B., Grant (Wendy) of Seeley’s Bay, Linda Foster (Rolland) of Winchester, Ellen Johnston of Stittsville, and Janet Gionet (Dan) of Ottawa. Rose was the dear sister of Shirley Bannister of Belleville, Bernice Keeler of Prescott, and Danny Levere (Leanne) of Ottawa. She will be fondly remembered by 17 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by infant siblings Edna and Byrtle; her sisters, Myrtle Collison, Edith Markell, Eva Bennett, Jean Annable, Anne Bellefeuille; and brothers Dwayne, Douglas, and Allen Levere. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg today (Wed., June 10) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thurs., June 11 at 1 pm followed by interment at Knights Cemetery in Inkerman.
Donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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