Ethel Rose

Ethel Agnes Rose

1938 - 2023

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Obituary of Ethel Agnes Rose



Surrounded by her family, the passing of Ethel Agnes Rose of Fredericton, NB, wife of the late Charles Rose, occurred on January 8, 2023 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital.  Born on January 3, 1938 in Springfield, NS, she was the daughter of the late Watkin and Beatrice (MacDonald) Mailman.  Ethel worked as a secretary. She enjoyed sewing, clogging, cooking, gardening, yard sales, traveling, refinishing furniture, berry-picking and spending time with her family.


Ethel is survived by her, children, Gina Fournier (James) of Perth Andover NB, Stephen Rose (Melanie) of West Lorne ON, Lisa Nielsen of Fredericton, NB; sister Theta Overholt (Clarence) of London, ON; grandchildren, Allison and Katelyn Rose, Aaron and Jared Fournier; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased her sisters, Lina Best, Merna Mailman, Lillian Wentzell, Lenora Durling and infant sister Cheryl; brothers, Lorenzo, Bertrand, Lawrence, Shirley, Merle and Bernard Mailman.


The family would like to thank the nursing staff of 4NE and 3E palliative care for the wonderful and compassionate care given to our mother during her stay.


A celebration of Ethel’s Life will be held at the Nashwaaksis United Church, on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 11 am. Interment will take place in the St. John the Evangelist Cemetery.  For those who wish, remembrances may be made to St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor's choice.  Personal condolences may be offered through


Memorial Service

11:00 am
Monday, May 8, 2023
Nashwaaksis United Church
46 Main Street
Fredericton , New Brunswick, Canada