Rose M. Henderson

Henderson, RoseFORT EDWARD – Rose M. Henderson passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017, surrounded by her family.

Born on July 29, 1927 in Glens Falls she was the daughter of the late Frank and Lena (Guerin) Henderson.

She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Edward.

Rose worked at General Electric in Hudson Falls for 41 years, retiring in June of 1987.   She was a proud member of the G.E. Quarter Century Club.

Rose was very active throughout her life.   She was an avid bowler, who bowled for over 70 years in many leagues. Rose also enjoyed golf for over 40 years and played in leagues at T-Bird and Sunnyside Par 3.    She loved her show birds and participated at the Washington County Fair, showing her poultry for 55 years.  Rose bred and raised shelties for show and in her spare time loved gardening, fishing and hunting.

Besides her parents, Rose was predeceased by her brother, James Henderson, her twin sister, Ruth Willard, her brother in law, James Parker and her special friend, Joseph O’Sick.

She is survived by her sister, Jean Parker of South Glens Falls; her brother, Robert Henderson and his wife, Theresa of West Palm Beach, Florida; several nieces and nephews; and her extended family.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to Dr. Gillani, Elizabeth Reinhardt and all the nurses at the Infusion Center at the Glens Falls Hospital, for the wonderful care and compassion given to Rose and her family.

Friends may call on Monday from 11 to 2 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, following the calling hours at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Union Cemetery the town of Fort Edward.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Washington County 4H, Cornell Cooperative Extension Washington Co., 415
Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839 or the charity of one’s choice.

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5 Responses to Rose M. Henderson

  1. Ann Hague says:

    My deepest sympathy and condolences to Rose’s family. I am glad to have known and golfed with her. Love, Ann

  2. gary gray says:

    My condolences to the Henderson family on your loss. Rose was truly an amazing woman. For the last 10 or 12 years we traveled together to the Cobeskill poultry show. Our talks on the way to and from the show were not only about our show birds ,but our families and the world in general. It just won’t be the same going there without her. God bless you all and may she rest in peace.

    • Linda Tucker says:

      Gary if you read this know she spoke of you often & my son Jason enjoyed many trips with the two of you. You were a blessing to her to.

  3. Betty Fowler says:

    I am so sorry I didn’t know Rose passed. We had many good visits over the phone ,I would have attended the service for her.Rose was a great lady and so caring for everyone. She will be missed by many,May she rest in peace.

  4. Marilyn Slater says:

    Rose was a beautiful lady, I enjoyed our visits she was so full of knowledge. I loved to hear her stories when I did her hair. I regret not seeing her before her passing. I wish I had more words for her family than just an I’m sorry for your loss. Aunt Rose will be truly missed.

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