Rosemarie Bernadette Varalta passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Sunday, January 13th, 2008 at the age of 73 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Rose’s own request. Cremation.
Rose was born in Aberystwyth, Wales on December 31, 1934 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1969. Rose held numerous jobs during her life, but the one she was most proud of was piling lumber for Ivan Graham at his mill. She was a private woman who lived a quiet life and kept to herself. Rose enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds. She loved animals and always had a dog, her last one being “Odie”.
Rose is survived by two daughters: Maria (Graham) Hrahame of Australia and Theresa Varalta (Paul Drew-Brooks) of Calgary; four sons: Joseph Varalta of Salmon Arm, Daniel Varalta of Kamloops, Jason (Niv) Varalta of Vancouver Island and Aaron Varalta of Calgary; one grandson Joey of Kamloops.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.