Rose Mitchell

Obituary of Rose Marie Mitchell

It is with broken hearts and deep sadness that the family of Rose Marie (Wilcox) Mitchell announce her passing which occurred peacefully on Monday, March 8, 2021.  Born on September 15, 1936 in Wood Island, Grand Manan, NB, she was one of twin daughters of the late Cecil and Ona (Benson) Wilcox. 


Rose is survived by her spouse, Rolland Chater; daughters, Linda Richard (Eddy), Debra Landers (Ralph), Sharon Gordon (Bruce) and Jacqueline Yeomans (Greg); twin sister, Mary (John); brothers, Roger (Ann), Gerald (Marcia) and Lloyd (Carol); grandchildren, Jason (Jennifer), Brianne, Lise (Ralph), Daniel (Lisa), Keith, Ryan (Jason), Patrick (Elisa), Tabatha (Rob), Michelle (Adam), Marjory (Jason), Edward and Cody; as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Edward Mitchell; son, Wayne Mitchell and brothers, Vincent and Ernest Wilcox and granddaughter, Tannya Richard.


Rose loved dancing and listening to the music of Danny Joyce, a very close family friend.


The family would like to thank the staff of Kennebec Manor for the care and respect shown towards her during the time she spent there.


Due to public health restrictions, the funeral service will be by invitation only.  For those unable to attend, Rose’s service will be livestreamed and can be viewed on Friday, March 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM by visiting her obituary on Brenan’s website.  Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424).


For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer Society of NB, Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB or a charity of one’s choice.

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