Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Cynthia Kay Rose, 69, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Wooster Community Hospital.
She was born November 7, 1951 in Millersburg the daughter of Wayne D. and Lavonia Copeland Flickinger.
She worked for Rubbermaid for many years.   Cynthia loved word searches, dancing and her grandchildren.
Surviving are her children Jesse Higgs and Kristie Gates; grandchildren Devon Kelleher and Christian Gates; siblings Linda Yoder, Veronica (Jeff) Miller, Edith Clarke, Wayne D. Flickinger, Jr. and Jessica Flack all of Wooster, Vince Flickinger of TX, Nancy (Tom) Bennardo of IN and Anita (Dale) Barger; brother-in-law Kenneth Engel, Sr. of FL and sister-in-law Lois Flickinger.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Sandy Engel and Mike Flickinger.
There will be no services.   Interment will be in Apple Creek Cemetery
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
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  1. Linda, Wayne and family,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your sister. May God give you comfort and peace.

  2. Jesse, Linda and family, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. All of you are in our prayers and may God grant you peace and comfort that only he can give at this very difficult time.

  3. We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you all. may GOD be with at this time. We were friends when we worked in CM Dept.

  4. Linda, Veronica , Wayne and family I am so sorry to hear about Cynthia’s passing. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. Rest In Peace my dear friend.

  5. Jesse & Family,
    Scott & I are so sorry to hear about your the loss. Praying that God’s grace will give you comfort through this hard time.

  6. Jesse and Family,
    I’m sorry for your loss.
    Mary Runyon

  7. Jesse and Family, things haven’t always been easy. Your mom is with God smiling down on you. Remember the good memories and let the others go. LCB


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