Originally Published: January 30, 2014 6:01 a.m.
Helen Dorothy Rose, 90, of Glendale, Ariz., passed away Jan. 25, 2014. She was born to William and Minnie Westcott on March 30, 1923, in Lake Milton Township, Ohio.
Helen was predeceased by her husband John Thomas Rose; siblings Thomas Westcott and Ruth Johnson; daughter-in-law Berta; and grandson Michael Ganes. She is survived by her sons, Tom (Katy) and Jeff; grandchildren Tammy (Al) Valdez, John Rose, Cathy (Howard) Kuflik and Crystal Rose (Brett Meier); great-grandchildren Ilyssa and Julianna Kuflik; and nephew David Johnson.
Helen was a registered nurse all her life, working mainly in Phoenix and Prescott. Helen was an affectionate mother and grandmother and will be remembered with love.
The family would like to thank the kind people at Lifestyles of Glendale and Desert Oasis Hospice. There will be a family memorial at a later date.
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