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Rose Schonberger

February 21, 1927 - February 29, 2012


On Wednesday February 29, 2012, Mrs. Rose Theresa Schonberger of Oliver passed away peacefully after battling Alzheimer’s/dementia at Sunnybank Centre at the age of 85 years.
She was predeceased by her husband Louis Schonberger; her sister Mary Verhelst; her brother-in-law George Verhelst; her niece Cecile Burton and her parents McKinley and Rosalia Burton.
Rose will be fondly remembered by her loving family including sister Dorothy (Fred) Tomlin; niece Teresa (Dwayne) Tomlin; nephews, Ralph (Michele) Tomlin, Dennis (Jean) Tomlin and Lorne (Kathy) Tomlin; sister Laura (Fred) Steele; brother Leo (Jessie) Burton; nice Sharon (Gary) Tinnish; nephew Leslie Burton; nephew Greg (Nancy) Burton; Carla (Randy) Leonard; nephew Donald (Jean) Verhelst; Joanne (Craig) Hegedus as well as many great-nieces, nephews extended family and friends.
Rose was a charter member and a past president of the CWL. She also was a past Royal Lady with the Royal Purple in Oliver. Rose was an avid quilter; she was a seamstress, enjoyed knitting, cooking, baking and in her younger years, fishing, camping and golfing with Louis and family.
Prayers will be recited at 7:00 P.M. Monday March 5th, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be celebrated by Fr. Gabriel at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday March 6, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment and committal will follow at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A reception in the church reception hall will be hosted by the CWL following the interment.
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Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.


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Service Schedule


Date & Time:
March 5, 2012
Beginning at 7:00pm

Christ the King Catholic Church
35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

Prayers will be recited at 7:00 P.M. Monday March 5th, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church.

35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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