Rose Ellen Weaver Pearce
June 12, 1919 – June 25, 2005
PEARCE, ROSE ELLEN WEAVER, Age 86, of Dallas passed away peacefully on June 25, 2005. Born on June 12, 1919 to Frank and Mary Agnes McKenna Weaver, the youngest of nine children, a twin.
She attended Ursuline Academy and worked for American Airlines before meeting her future husband, Howard R. (Bill), on a blind date. They married on February 15, 1947 and were devoted to each other until his death in 2003. Dear Mother of Stephen (Kim), Ellen (Linda), Sally (Jim), Mary Ann (Bill) and Peter (Lisa). Loving Grandmother of Misty, David, Jeremy, Gregory, Peter, Mark, Hannah, Moriah, Lauren, Eliya and Josiah. Great Grandmother of Austin, Madeleine, Haley and Makenah.
She was devoted to her family, friends and church. She enjoyed a challenging game of bridge with friends, traveling and spending time with her large family. Survived by her brother, Joe and wife Betty, sister-in-law, Elizabeth of Dallas and sister-in-law, Darance of Longview and numerous nieces and nephews. Forever grateful to L.D., Jane, and Maxine for their gentle care and devoted friendship over the past several years. Thank you to Marcia and all the caregivers at Presbyterian Village North and Vitas Hospice
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund, 9905 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75220 or the charity of your choice. Visitation at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home on Northwest Hwy., from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday June 27, 2005, followed by Rosary at 7:30 p.m. in Chapel East of Hillcrest Mausoleum. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2005 in St. Rita Catholic Church, 12521 Inwood Rd. Dallas. The Funeral Mass will be presided over by Father Jonathan Austin. Burial will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery. Dignity Memorial Sparkman Hillcrest 7405 W. Northwest Hwy. Dallas (214) 363-5401 OB6 Obituaries, Notices
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Rose and husband Bill , who predeceased her September 27, 2003, assisted with the 1983 Dallas Reunion, and attended many Bolles Reunions and a tour to England.
Photo & submission by Barbara Bolles, Kansas City