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Rose Marie Rotar (Barske )

Tuesday, December 7th, 1920 - Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Rose Marie Rotar (nee Barske) passed away at CAMA Woodlands peacefully at the age of 99. Born in Whitemouth, Manitoba. She married William (Bill) August. Lovingly remembered by sister Agnes Filinski (Barske) of Hamilton, Ontario. Survived by her three daughters: Elaine Herod (Denis), Constance (Connie) Barrett and Valerie Parker (Bruce). Grandchildren: Glenn Herod (Sandi), Craig Herod (Tracy), Kimberley (Barrett), Cory (Barrett), Clint, (Barrett) Colin Parker (Alyson) and Victoria Parker. Great Grandchildren: Aaron, Adam, Olivia, Ryan and Quinn (Herods) Jessica, Alycia, Sophie, James, Annabelle, Patrick (Barretts). Rose is predeceased by her parents, Stephania Barske (Zommer) and Michael Barske. Also by her son Myron Wilfred August. Sisters, Mary, Stephanie, Bernice, brothers, Frank, William (Bill) and Paul (WWII).

Rose left the family farm at age 15 to pursue an adventurous life in Ontario, British Columbia and California. In 1942 she married William (Bill) August and they had two daughters and a son; Elaine, Constance (Connie) and Myron Wilfred. She later married Colin Rotar and she had a daughter Valerie.

Rose was devoted to her family. Mom's strong will, her Faith and determination always sustained her. She was an amazing homemaker, enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens. She loved to sing , dance, playing cards and other social activities; plus the occasional trip to the racetrack or casino. She was employed at the John Inglis Plant in Toronto (during WWII), the T. Eaton Co. owned and operated a small restaurant in California. Later in Ontario Rose continued in commercial promotions for Knob Hill Farms.

We thank Dr. Brendan Chiu for his care for our Mom. We wish to extend a special thank you to Pat Cervoni and all of her amazing staff at CAMA Woodlands (Evergreen) esp. Darlene, Leah, Debbie, Mike, Linda and many others for the personal and loving care that Mom received during her 13 year residency.

As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to CAMA Woodlands Wish Fund.

A celebration of life to follow at a later date.
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Posted at 12:37pm
Elaine, in Remembrance of your Mom. Remember the Good Times. Love & Hugs Joan & Family.
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Posted at 10:18am
With loving memories of "Aunt Rose", from the Filinski boys and their families.
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Posted at 10:10am
With loving memories, and rememberance of "Rose", from your loving sister, Agnes.
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Posted at 05:43pm
My most sincere condolences for your painful loss.
Death is without a doubt a very cruel enemy that attacks us all equally.
I imagine Rose Marie was a person very loved and respected by his family, who must be deeply saddened by his death, but the Bible gives us a message of comfort.
In Isaiah 25: 8 it says: “He will remove death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe the tears from all faces. He will remove from all the earth the dishonor of his people, because Jehovah himself has said so.”
How beautiful will be the day when death has been forgotten and we can see again our loved ones who have passed away.
Have a nice day and that the family does not know of sorrows.

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