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ROSE MARIE BALAMATOWSKI (GROSSMAN)
Born: Jan 29, 1938
Date of Passing: Aug 19, 2022Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
ROSE MARIE BALAMATOWSKI
January 29, 1938 August 19, 2022
Our Heavenly Father has welcomed our Angel Rose Marie home to be with her beloved parents, Jean and John Grossman.
Rose is survived by her husband Eugene and will be missed by her children: Robert (Maria), Debby (Eugene), David (Irene), Gary (Suzanne); grandchildren: Aaron (Angela); Reed (Heidi), Jennifer (predeceased); Vanessa (Drew); Jordan, Sarah (Jeremy), Stefan (Jessica); Cherie (Shannon) Aimee (Allan); great-grandchildren: Blake, Asher; River, Meadow; Chase, Aurora; William, Jack.
Rose's beloved siblings meant the world to her: John and Gladys Grossman, Jerry and Merle Grossman; Irene and John Miazga; Leona Cheys; Betty Ann and Len Fay; Art and Claudette Grossman. She will be deeply missed by her extended family, countless friends, and many nephews and nieces.
Rose was born in Prairie Grove, MB and grew up on the family farm in Lorette. Rose married Eugene on July 9, 1955, and together they shared 67 beautiful years and nurtured a legacy of love and commitment to our family. Eugene will have a void that cannot be filled with great sadness and emptiness in the years to follow. She had a career in hospitality while raising four children and later became a respected manager of Salisbury House for over 25 years. She had a positive impact on the many staff she worked with. She was a cook by nature and enjoyed hosting and welcoming all to celebrate, with an abundance of food, drinks and card games. Everyone loved a good card game with Rose.
Mom and Dad enjoyed many years camping at Oasis. She loved her time at their cabins at Redditt and Grand Beach where family traditions were created. A bench is placed in their honour on the Grand Beach Boardwalk. Mom and Dad enjoyed travelling and were snowbirds. Mom was a devoted Catholic and a member of St. Bernadette's Parish and the Catholic Women's League. Mom was a compassionate and caring person who touched many lives with her kind heart and beautiful smile. She enjoyed every precious moment spent with her family. Mom was blessed with a sharp mind and a great memory.
Mom was proof that unconditional love is real, that kindness is always the best approach, and that love, family and friendships are life's greatest treasures. Mom was proud of her family. Mom's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. She enjoyed cuddling and holding them and bragged about each one. The grandchildren will hold a special place in their hearts for their grandmother. Our Grandma taught us everything about life, except how to live without her.
Mom was an angel walking among us and we were fortunate to have been blessed with her in our lives, Mom we miss you already. Thank you for giving us the love of family and showing us what it means to be good people. You gave to us so selflessly. We will never forget the love and compassion that you gave, not only us, but everyone you came in contact with. Mom, we will see you when we see you. Love you forever.
The service will be Wednesday, August 31, 2:00 p.m. at Green Acres Funeral Home, and will be livestreamed via www.greenacresfuneralhome.com
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 27, 2022
Condolences & Memories (8 entries)
Eugene You might not remember me We went to school together in 1947-1950 or so Mrs. Manaigre was our teacher Sorry for your loss. Seems like you have a large and wonderful family to support you in the days ahead. Garland Keam - Posted by: Garland PETER Keam (Friend from school) on: Sep 10, 2022
I wish to extend to you Eugene and your family my sincere condolences on the loss of your dear Rose Marie. I was in the same class as her at the Lorette Collegiate and I always found her so pleasant. I would also run into her periodically after and always enjoyed her company. So Eugene, the loss of a such a fine person and partner is going to be a very difficult period in your life. May God be with you in these trying moments. Sincerely, Maurice Therrien - Posted by: Maurice Therrien (Friend) on: Sep 06, 2022
So sorry to see Rose passed away. My condolences to Ugene and family - Posted by: Jack Reimer (friend) on: Aug 30, 2022
Sorry to hear of Rose’s passing; she was a beautiful lady inside and out. A treasured smile always greeted everyone! Sorry for your loss Eugene and family! What a great written tribute! RIP Rose 🌹 - Posted by: Jeanette & Bob Cherlet (Friends) on: Aug 28, 2022
So sorry to hear of Rosie's passing. We have so many fond memories of card games especially when it was the men against the women in canasta, also good times spent at the Oasis, Grand Beach, Traverse Bay, and Penticton BC. All our love to Eugene and family. - Posted by: Gerry/Jeannine Vandale (friends) on: Aug 27, 2022
Debbie and family. We are so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Our deepest condolences. - Posted by: Marlene Hunter (Friend ) on: Aug 27, 2022
My condolences, Irene. - Posted by: Gerry Kozakewich (Friend of Irene) on: Aug 27, 2022
What a beautiful tribute to Rose Marie! Truly touched our hearts in reading and brought a tear to our eyes! She was such a lovely, gentle, kind woman, welcoming us with the most beautiful smile! We are so sorry for your heartache; but we know she is Home now with our Lord! Blessings and peace! - Posted by: Gil & Mae Ross (Family friend) on: Aug 27, 2022
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