Joan Marie Rose



Joan Marie Rose, age 75, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Peach Bottom Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Stephens and Sadie Markel Stephens.

She is survived by her sons, Lang Rose and his wife, Bridget, of Berlin and Jack Rose and his companion, LuAnn Sudrook, of Baltimore. There are two grandchildren, Kayla Rose of Walton Beach, Fla., and Molly Rose of Berlin. Also surviving is a brother, Clint Stephens and his wife, Terry, of Forest Hill, Md., and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Tootsie Nixon.

Mrs. Rose had been an administrator with the Civil Service, Department of Defense.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association; 213 W. Main St. #205 Salisbury, Md. 21801. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home.

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