Ham: Rose a long time resident of Rossland and Warfield, B.C. passed away suddenly March 25, 2011 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Rose was born June 10, 1919 in Natal, B.C.
Rose enjoyed spending time with her family and will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her daughters; Geraldine (Donald) Schlecker and children Ryan (Tina) and Regan; Gloria (John) Rice and children Rhianna and Tiffany (Jay) Camille; Barb Ham; Wendy (Don) Savinkoff and children Donna (Dave) Martin and Lisa (Dan); son Don (Kathy) Ham and children David (Jen) and Laurie (Nathan) Rock; sisters Tersesa Qualteri of Morgan Hill, Ca and Virginia Orlando of Vernon, also sister-in-law Joan Altomare of Penticton; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by parents James and Julia Altomare; brother Joseph and husband Gerald.
Family grave side service will be held at a later date .Donations may be made in Rose’s name to Canadian Red Cross, 123-8100 Rock Island, Trail, V1R 4N7.
Special thanks to Dr. J. Della Lana for his dedication and support to mom’s care, the home support workers, the doctors and nurses in the ER at KBRH and Al Grywacheski of Personal Alternative for his guidance.