MASSENA -- Rose M. Carvel, 88, of Main St. passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, June 7, 2018 at Highland Nursing Home. Family and friends may be received on Tuesday June 12, 2018 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church, with Fr. Tojo Chacko officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Rose was born on October 25, 1929 in Massena the daughter of the late Frederick and Mable (Brothers) Brown. She married Frank Carvel on October 31, 1949, in Massena at St. Mary's Church with the late Rev. Earl Wiscaski presiding. Frank predeceased Rose on May 9, 1980.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to make people laugh and enjoyed life and all it had to offer. She had a keen sense of humor and it was always a true delight to be in her presence.
Rose was a homemaker where she caringly nurtured and raised her seven children; William F. of Rensselaer, NY; Margaret (Bill) Jeffery of Parishville, NY; Robert (Gloria) Carvel, of Pismo Beach, CA; Francis (Sandy) Carvel of Massena, NY; Jean Lennon of Massena, NY; Bernard J. (Susan) Carvel of Massena, NY; Richard J. (Lori) Carvel of Murphy, NC. Also surviving Rose are her 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two sisters-in-law, Beverly (Stafford) and Shirley (Robert) Brown.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Irene Borey, William Brown, Margaret Grennon, Pauline Mahoney, Robert Brown, Dorothy Kinnear, Stafford Brown, Vincent Brown and Vernon Brown and a son-in-law James Lennon.
Those wishing to remember Rose with memorial contributions, are asked to share with the Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund; 212 main Street, Massena, NY 13662 or a charity of one's choice.
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