Sophie M. Rose
Upton Sophie M. (Dobrowolski) Rose, 82, died December 26, 2007 in the Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late John Donald Don Rose Sr. who died March 9, 2007.
Mrs. Rose was employed at General Electric Corp. in Lynn and G.E. Telechron in Ashland for several years. Mrs. Rose worked with her husband providing catering services to the former Lakeview Ballroom, presently the Myriad Ballroom in Mendon for over 40 years. She was actively involved in Roses Antiques in Upton with her husband and son David until her retirement.
Mrs. Rose was born in Lynn the daughter of the late Alexander T. and Caroline (Kochanski) Dobrowolski. She was a graduate of Lynn English High School in Lynn. Mrs. Rose had been a resident of Lynn, Salem, Natick, Milford and Hopedale before moving to Upton in 1973.
Mrs. Rose was a Communicant of Holy Angels Church in Upton and loved her family and her grandchildren.
Mrs. Rose is survived by four sons; J. Don and his wife Dorothy Rose Jr. of Milford; Robert E. and his wife Jodie Rose of Northbridge, Steven A. and his wife Denise Rose of Milford, David J. and his wife Darlene Rose Sr. of Upton, 13 grandchildren, 21 great grand children, 1 great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by three brothers; Walter Dobrowolski, Joseph Dobrowolski, Peter Dobrowolski and two sisters; Mary Nahornak and Helen Powicki and a third sister; Stella Salva of Vero Beach, FL died December 27, 2007 and her grandson, David J. Rose Jr. who died Dec. 9, 2006.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 31, 2007 at 9 AM from the BUMA SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 10 AM in Holy Angels Church, 1 Milford St., Route 140, Upton Internment in the family mausoleum will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, North Main St., Upton.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007 from 2-5 PM in the Buma Sargeant Funeral Home, 42 Congress St., Milford, MA 01757.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the David J. Rose Jr. Scholarship Fund, C/O UniBank, 113 Main St., P.O. Box 1203, Upton, MA. 01568.