Rose M. Brown, age 91, of Plymouth, Ohio passed away Friday, April 2,
2021 at the St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. She was
born in Plymouth, Ohio on December 3, 1929 to the late Vincent and
Catherine (Ragusa) Alexander. Rose was a lifelong member of St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Plymouth and was a member of the Rosary Altar
Society. She enjoyed keeping in touch with family and friends through
phone calls and sending cards and clippings. Rose also enjoyed reading
and listening to the radio.
She is survived by a daughter, Victoria (Gary) Beamer of New Haven,
Ohio; a son, Christopher D. Brown of Chicago, IL; a granddaughter,
Alexandra D. Barnaby-Brown of Chicago, IL; a sister, Mary Dowdy of
Kentucky; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband,
Florian A. Brown; sister, Theresa Bilka; and brother, Joseph Alexander.
Visitation will be at Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth on Saturday, April
10, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Her family asks everyone to wear a
mask and social distance. Her funeral mass will be on Saturday, April
10, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth with Fr.
Chris Mileski officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in
Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic
Church in Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to Rose's family by
Kathy Dickson - Apr 16, 2021
Rose was a wonderful person to so many. She did such thoughtful things and will be missed. The town lost a good one.
Barbara Eakins - Apr 9, 2021
I have such fond memories of Rose. She was a very kind and thoughtful person. My sincere condolences to the family.
Alexandra Brown - Apr 9, 2021
Grandma Rose will always have a special place in my heart. I truly loved spending time with her and appreciated every moment. Im going to miss her phone calls checking up on me, visiting her and the kittens at the farm and seeing her smile. It won’t be the same without her.
Pat Sullivan - Apr 9, 2021
I always thought that Rose was the best example of a Christian. She reached out to everyone, including me and always helped any way she could. She will surely be missed. You have my sincere sympathy.
Pat Baker - Apr 8, 2021
So sorry to hear about Rose's passing. She and I talked quite often. I enjoyed our talks. She was always friendly. When we were kids our families would get together and we (the kids) would play outside. God be with you at this time Chris and Vicky.
JANET AND CHUCK KEMPER - Apr 8, 2021
So sorry to hear of Rose's passing. She was a wonderful lady and every time we would return to St. Joe's she would have a smile and kind words to say. May God be with you through this sad time. Rest in Peace Rose!!
Regina Travis - Apr 8, 2021
Please accept condolences from Regina and Linda, known to Rose as "Libby's girls". Rose was a great friend to Libby Tucker, our mother. Hope she saw the Easter card I sent. I can smile imagining the reunion in Heaven for Rose, Florian, Libby and John. God be with you in your sadness.
Teresa Ragusa - Apr 7, 2021
Chris and Vickey, Jerry (my brother) and I send our sincere prayers and condolences for you and your family. Rose and I spoke and wrote to each other very often. I am sure you will find my address and phone number written in many places among her papers! As her obit said, she never missed sending a card or calling for special occasions. A kind, sweet and gentle spirit; I will miss hearing from her. We know that she will be praying for us! May God keep you close to His Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Consolation wrap you in Her Mantle in the days and weeks ahead.
Victoria Elmlinger - Apr 7, 2021
My deepest condolences to the Brown family. Rose was a great friend to my Aunt Dolores and mother, Patricia Elmlinger. After my mother passed away, Rose would call me on occasion. I appreciated her friendship. Rose was a great woman.
Kathryn L Tooman - Apr 6, 2021
Dear Family of Rose Brown: I became friends with Rose through attending the dinners at St. Joseph Plymouth Church. She would call me and remind me when the church was having a dinner. I always enjoyed our phone conversations and will miss her greatly. Our last phone call was just a few weeks ago. I am so very sorry for your loss. She was a fun lady.
Rhonda McDonald Holbrook - Apr 6, 2021
Dear Vicki, My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. Praying for your brother, you and your families for peace at this time. Rhonda Holbrook
Melody Bryant - Apr 5, 2021
My sincere sympathy to all of the family. I was was acquainted with Rose through my job at the Ohio State University Extension Service. She was a dedicated member of the Extension Homemakers group. I pray that your good memories give you comfort in the days to come.
Sister Diane Hay - Apr 5, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of the death of Rose. She would call me from time to time. I was always glad to help her. May she rest in peace.
Patty Fultz - Apr 5, 2021
I enjoyed my time with Rose. She will always have a very special place in my heart. I will miss our talks and phone calls. Sending sincere condolences to her family at this very difficult time. 🙏
Sr. Barbara Jean Miller - Apr 5, 2021
I was sadden to learn of the death of Rose. Please know that I am holding all of you in prayer. I plan to attend the funeral and be part of the music ministry in honor of your mother.
Sharon Williston-Benadum - Apr 5, 2021
Our sincere condolences and prayers for comfort and peace from our (Williston) family. We’ve known your mom forever as she and our mom were friends. Not to mention you (Vickie) and I grew up together.
Marcia Loney - Apr 5, 2021
My sincere condolences in the passing of Rose. She was a very kind woman and will be missed by many. God Bless.
The Dowdy family - Apr 5, 2021
Aunt Rose, we will miss your cards and clippings, you were always so thoughtful, and such a beautiful person. Mom will miss talking to you. From all of us, our deepest sympathies to Vicky, Chris and their families.
Peggy M Opatken - Apr 5, 2021
Rose love u. Sorry can't get to funeral
Brad and Tammy Snider - Apr 4, 2021
Vicki and Chris, So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
Darlene & Newman King - Apr 4, 2021
Vickie and Gary and family, I am so sorry to hear of Rose's passing. May you feel comfort in your memories. God Bless!
Peggy Opatken - Apr 3, 2021
So sorry to hear about Rose. I. Played my flute in the choir art st. Joe's and became good friends.i will be at the funeral
Julie & Roger Finnegan - Apr 3, 2021
What a sweet lady Rose was! We were blessed to have known her. May eternal light shine on her.
Jim, Sandy, Luke and Ben Blum. - Apr 3, 2021
Sorry for your loss. Prayers.