Rose Ellen Apolzer (nee James)

September 7, 2019
Rose passed away on September 7, 2019 at Holmberg House Hospice in Abbotsford. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank and is survived by her sister June; daughter Rose Mary (David); three sons; John (Tove), Gordon (Karen) and Allen, grandchildren; Sarah, Emily, Charlotte, Thomas, Lisa, Karin, Amy, Jill, Anthony, Christine, Kathleen and John; and fifteen great grandchildren. Always a Mum to everyone, she was 95 years young. Mum was born in Australia, grew up in England, and moved to Canada as a war bride in 1945. She loved her new country and spent many summers camping and fishing in the interior with family. An avid knitter and crafter, she was involved in numerous charities in Surrey and Abbotsford. A special thanks to Dr. William Chan and the warm and compassionate staff at Holmberg House Hospice.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Poppy Estate Golf Course, 3834 -248th Street, Aldergrove on November 10, 2019 at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Holmberg House Hospice Society would be appreciated.


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