Rosie Ethel Burgess, 71, of Lewis Mountain passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital.
Born in Moncton, she was the daughter of the late John and Louise (Carson) Geldart. A member of the Lewis Mountain Baptist Church, she was the treasurer and a Sunday School teacher. Rosie was very caring, looking after children in her home, giving of her time as a Pastor's wife and a volunteer at Mountain View School and at Lakeview Manor.
Rosie is survived and missed by her beloved husband of 50 years Vincent; sisters-in-law Betty Geldart (late Frank), Joyce Fiset (Bob) and Rev. Carol Mullin (Merlin) and by many cherished nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by sisters Emma Hopper (Charles), Laura Russell (James), Ruby Proctor (Philip), Olive MacFarlane (Bill) and brothers Frank, Clarence and Lloyd (Irene) Geldart.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106, Salisbury (372-4800) visiting is Friday, July 28 from 6 to 8 pm. The funeral will be held in the chapel Saturday, July 29 at 11 am with Keith Lewis officiating. Interment at Fair Haven Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorials to the Lewis Mountain Baptist Church or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.