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Rosetta Vera (Rosie) Shears (nee Pittman)

Rosetta Vera (Rosie) Shears (nee Pittman)

Born: June 3rd, 1925

Passed on: October 29th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the families of Rosetta Vera (Rosie) Shears announce her passing at the Bonne Bay Health Centre, in Norris Pt, NL, on Monday, October 29th, 2018, at the age of 93 years. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children Linda Russell, Gary (Nora), and Anne Payne (Craig), her grandchildren Bryan Russell (Cathy), Peter Russell (Crystal), Christian Shears (Suzanne), Christopher Shears (Joanne), Barbara (Sean), Sam, and Alex Payne, her great-grandchildren Rebecca Webber (James), Allannah, and Joseph Russell, Sidne, Morgan, Jolina Shears, Nicholas and Noah Thistle, and Eric Russell, great-great-grandson Edward Webber, her brother-in-law Lewis Shears, sisters-in-law Muriel Shears, and Elizabeth Critch. Rosie was predeceased by her husband Sidney Morgan Shears, her parents James and Margaret Pittman, her sisters Blanche (Alfred) Pollett, Dottie (Albert) Watts, Olive (George) Cullihall, Annie (Harvey) Coveyduck, and Sara Pittman. She also leaves to mourn a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, extended family and friends. The family will be receiving family and friends from St. Matthews Anglican Church in Rocky Hr, NL, on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Thursday, November 1st, 2018, at 2 pm, with Rt Bishop Coffin officiating with the burial to follow at the church cemetery in Rocky Hr, NL. Donations can be made to the St. Matthews Anglican Church Cemetery Fund or The Bonne Bay Health Centre Auxiliary in Rosie’s memory would be gratefully appreciated by the family. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. The family would like to express sincere thanks to all staff and clergy of the Bonne Bay Health Centre in Norris Pt, NL, who have become a second family during her last six years.

“A friend indeed in your time of Need”

“Forever in our Hearts”


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