Rose Cecilia Shusheski

SHUSHESKI, Rose Cecilia passed away at Durand Manor, Golden, BC on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 88 years.


Rose was born at Preeceville, SK on August 18, 1924. She was raised in Saskatchewan, where she married her husband, John. They farmed and raised their children in Saskatchewan, venturing to Vancouver in 1960 and then on to Golden in 1962. She began working as a cook at the Big Bend restaurant in Golden. Rose then worked at the Golden and District Hospital in Housekeeping until she retired in 1988. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, camping, fishing, gardening and traveling.


Rose is survived by her children, Donn (Maureen) of Vernon, Paula LaForce of Kelowna, Merv (Helyne) of Golden, Wally (Linda) of Kelowna, Wayne (Diane) of Edmonton and Sherry Steele of Kelowna; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Helen Rupchan and brother, Henry Trach. She was predeceased by her husband, John; daughter, Patsy; companion, Fred Miscisco; son-in-law, Sam and Sherry’s companion Shane Miller.


A graveside service was held on Saturday, June 22nd in the Golden Community Cemetery. Her cremated remains were interred with her husband, John. A reception followed at the Golden Seniors’ Centre.


Online condolences can be sent through Rose’s obituary at www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were in the care of Hindman/Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.