Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Rose M. Britton, 88, of Wooster died on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Danbury Woods.
She was born September 29, 1932 in Fredericksburg to Frank and Edna Jennings Hosfeld. On May 29, 1954, she married Richard J. Britton, who preceded her in death in 2017.
Rose graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1950 and retired as a caterer at the Rawiga Country Club. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the St. Anne Alter Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary and the Eagles. She enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children Ellen (Dennis) Hammond of Wooster, Brad (Mary Beth) Britton of Holland and Susan Evans of North Carolina, grandchildren Bob (Stephanie Mottice) Hammond, Megan (Chris Nechols) Hammond, Corey (Meredith) Britton, Katie (Grant) Geiger, Brian (Anna) Evans, Craig (Alyssa) Evans and Mae Evans; seven great-grandchildren; sister Eileen Ely of Wadsworth along with many nieces and nephews.
Along with her husband, Rose was preceded in death by her parents, brothers William, Dale, Glenn, Jim and Bob Hosfeld and a sister Frances Reese.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 11:30 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster with Rev. Rich Samide officiating. Interment will follow in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at 2:30 PM.
Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the church.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Contributions may be directed to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Caring Therapy Canines, P. O. Box 901, Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Caring Therapy Canines, P. O. Box 901, Wooster, OH 44691
One hour prior to the service at the church
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 11:30 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster