Bette W. Rose 91 of East Greenbush passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday January 9, 2019 at St Peter's Hospital.
Born on April 7, 1927, she was the only daughter of George and Dorothy Waghorn. She grew up and raised her family in East Greenbush. She was an Insurance Broker for Rose and Shea Associates. She was a member and past President of Insurance Women of Albany, Certified Professional Insurance Women CPIW, Federation of Ins. Professionals for New York State. She was a Weight Watcher Life Member leader where she inspired and motivated many for 29 years, retiring at age 89. Bette enjoyed traveling with friends, her Betty Boop collection, giving HUGS, and spending time with her family. Memories of her quick wit, color-co-ordinated outfits, bling jewelry and sassy spunky ways will remain in our hearts forever.
Predeceased by husband of 31 Years Edgar S. Rose Jr.
Bette is survived by her two daughters: Debbie (Ron)Vooris and Tracy (Tom)Teal, and three sons: Bradley(Pauline)Rose, Jeffrey(Holly)Rose and Todd(Hyuna)Rose, 14 Grandchildren Stephanie(Eric)Leonard, Rachael(Jim)Kosior, Joshua Rose, Andrew(Callie)Rose, Bryan(Kristi)Rose, Tyler Rose, Christine(Clay)Slaughter, Daniel (Liz)Vooris, Michael(Amanda)Vooris, Taylor Teal, Tori Teal, Tara Teal, Sarah Rose and Matthew Rose and 11 great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral at 4:00 pm on Saturday from Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc. 165 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY. Friends may call prior to the service from 12:00pm-4:00 pm.
A special thank you to the staff at St. Peter's Hospital, especially Amanda, Piper, Mary, Kristine, Neecha, Michael and Andrew for the love and care that you all provided to Bette.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that those who wish to remember Bette make a memorial contribution to the Connecting Point Church P.O. Box 5 East Greenbush, NY 12061 in her memory. Or connectingpoint.church