1920 ~ HIRSCH ~ 2015

Posted: April 22nd, 2015

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Rose Marie Hirsch of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late John Hirsch, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, April 17th, 2015 at the age of 95 years. Rose leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters, Linda (Lloyd) Chandler of Calgary and Merle (Bryan) Ellerman of Medicine Hat; five grandchildren, Robert (Roxanne) McSherry, Debra (Randy) Deyton, Jennifer (Kris) Boehmer, Trevor Ellerman, Tracey (Rob) Van Dam; seven great grandchildren, Austin, Miles, Kenzie, Kolby, Jonathan, Tyler and Katelyn; son-in-law, Bob McSherry of Idaho; two sisters-in-law, Christine Hirsch and Frieda Hirsch; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by her husband, John; her daughter, Valerie McSherry; her parents, Mathias and Magdalena Hirsch; four brothers, Peter, Matt, Dean and Henry; and three sisters, Annie Himmelspeck, Emily Mickel and Eva Ernewein. Rose was born on January 20th, 1920 in Kingsford, Saskatchewan. She married John on January 19th, 1942 at Landau Church in Lampman, Saskatchewan. She was employed at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital from 1957 until her retirement in 1984, most of those years in the Lab. Rose’s number one priority was her family, especially being an awesome grandmother. She enjoyed golf and dancing with John. Rose resided at the Riverview Care Centre for the last 4 and a half years. She will be lovingly remembered by all those who knew and loved her. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be said at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PATRICK’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 238 – 2nd Avenue NE, on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Tomy Manjaly, Celebrant. A private interment will take place at Redcliff Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Rose’s memory may be made to the Medicine Hat Christian School, Resource Room Special Needs, 68 Rice Drive SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 3X2. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Rose Hirsch. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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