It is with great sadness the family of Rose Jean Saunders (nee Whittemore) announce her passing.
Rose was born August 26th, 1955 in Vancouver, BC, and died peacefully at GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, November 11th, 2008 with family by her side.
Rose moved to Stewart, B.C. as a child, where she spent most of her childhood. She met then married Gordon Saunders on March 30, 1974. She had two daughters, Kristy Ann Saunders and Tracy Jean Saunders. She enjoyed working with the public and made many friends in her jobs at Zellers and Front Street Pharmacy.
Rose is survived by mother Elsa Haddow (Walt), brother Tom Whittemore (Jai), sister Trudy Hareuther (Dodd and nephews Aaron and Ryan), former husband Gordon Saunders, daughters Kristy Saunders (Shane) and Tracy Schwiontek (Tino), granddaughter Hannah Schwiontek and many aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many near and dear friends.