Lacroix; Marie Rose Ida. Passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital at age 82 years. She was born August 21, 1931 in Haywood, Manitoba. Rose is survived by Roger, her husband of 62 years, daughters; Jackie & and husband Paul Rousset; Betty and husband Doug Sladey; Michelle Macmullin and partner Doug Templeton. Grandchildren: Rhonda, David, Jolene, Erin, Steven, Victor, Riley, Ashleigh and great grandaughter Emilia. She was predeceased by her son Bayard, her parents Armand and Mary and brothers, Armand, Richard and Oliver.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Mom’s family was her greatest joy. She was a very supportive wife, mother and grandmother. Mom enjoyed family gatherings and with her competitive spirit was able to teach her grandchildren a thing or two about crokinole and chinese checkers. She loved to listen to country music and going to dances in her younger days. Gardening was also one of her favourite pastimes. Mom will be sadly missed by all her family and friends and leaves behind many fond memories. Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

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