Rose Marie Lundeen, 94, formerly of 339 Haines St., died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
She was born in north Kane on Dec. 10, 1916, the oldest daughter of Nicholas and Barbara Balaban Novosel. On Sept. 20, 1947, she married DeVere Lundeen who preceded her in death in October of 2002.
During World War II, she attended Penn State and Temple University in Philadelphia where she completed a Supervisory Inspector Training Course for the Signal Corps. The Signal Corp was a war training program offered by the U.S. Office of Education. She also completed certificates in Dale Carnegie Courses and later became an emergency medical technician. She was active in the PTA, a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Callistus #66 and a member of St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church.
Rose was an avid golfer, seamstress and also a charter member of the Thimblena quilting group. Anyone who knew her could attest to her fabulous cooking and baking skills.
She is survived by a son John (Carol) Lundeen of Hickory N.C.; two daughters, Diana (Louis) Danielson of Fairfax Station, Va., and Cindy (Patrick) Troise of Dix Hills N.Y. She has five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Frank Novosel of Kane, and George Novosel of State College, along with three sisters, Mary Hebda and Millie Kocjancic, both of Kane, and Ann Huntsinger of Hot Springs, Ark.
In addition to her husband and parents,she was preceded in death by her six brothers, Nick, Steve, Carl, Tom, John and Joe Novosel.
Friends are invited to call on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Callistus Church with the Rev. Philip Pinczewski, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at St. Callistus Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Lutheran Home at Kane,100 High Point Drive, St. Callistus Church, 342 Chase St., both in Kane or the Community Nurses, Inc. Hospice services, 52 Davis St., Bradford, Pa. 16701 or a charity of choice.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.