Rosada Elrose of Sooke died at age 92 at Sunset Lodge in Victoria on Wednesday morning.
Rosada was born in Lethbridge Alberta to Harry and Ada (Parsons) Hubbard.Â She was the eldest of eight children.Â She graduated from Lethbridge Collegiate and Normal School in Calgary.Â She married Simon ‘Sam’ Grant Elrose in 1937.Â Sam and Rosada moved to Sooke in 1945.Â Rosada belonged to numerous community organizations and was well known for her helping ways. Â .
Rosada was predeceased by her husband, Sam in 1992, after over 50 years of marriage.Â Survivors include her sisters Pearlie (Pete) Taks and Nancie (Doug) Havens of Alberta; her children Ada (Ritchie) Birch, Grant Elrose, Marj Melville, Melvin (Irene) Elrose; 11 Grandchildren; 18 great Grand children; many nieces, nephews and their extended families across Canada and the US.
A celebration of Rosada’s life will be held on Monday, May 28th, 2007 11:00am at the Sooke Pentecostal Church, 6851 West Coast Rd, Sooke BC.Â In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Rosada’s name to a charity of your choice.