LaVerta M."Bootsie" Rose, 85, formerly of 3 Southgate Rd., passed away Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Bradford Manor.
Born in Russell City on Aug. 23, 1926 she was a daughter of the late Emanuel and Reba (Clawges) Cunningham.
On Feb. 24, 1949 in Kane, she married Francis G. Rose, who died on February 23, 2010.
Mrs. Rose attended Bradford schools. She had worked for many years as a waitress at the Emery Hotel and DeSoto Holiday House. She later worked at AirCo. Speers and and prior to her retirement at Top's Market's in the deli department.
Surviving are four children; two daughters, Jody L. (Jim) Copeland of Bradford and Jeannine L. Schroeder of Verona; two sons, James H. (Michele) Rose of Dansville, N.Y., and Francis G. (Rosie) Rose of Lyonsville; a sister, Ardith Mosher of Florida, and a brother, Basil Cunningham of Kane; 10 grandchldren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and one brother.
Family will be receiving friends on Monday, June 11, 2012 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Ave., where a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church officiating. Burial will be in St. Callistus Cemetery.
Memorial, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA PO Box 113 Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com .