Pauline DeRose

Obituary of Pauline Marietta DeRose

Pauline Marietta DeRose

Lansing, Michigan

Pauline Marietta DeRose, 76, passed away April 2, 2019.  She was born January 5, 1943 to Paul Amadeo (Harry) and Lucille Mae (Gibbons) DeRose in Bangor, ME.  She was preceded in death by her father.  She is survived by her mother, Lucille DeRose; 2 daughters, Dorette (Steve) Goodwin and Joelle (Kirk) Parrish; son, Joseph (Stacy) DeRose; 13 grandchildren, Alexandra, Gabrielle, Vincent, Marcie, Brandon, Brittnie, Monica, Amy (Phil), Kaitlin, William, Zachary, Heaven, and Deidra; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers, Peter (Patricia) DeRose and Gregory DeRose; sister, Linda (David) Roth; and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.  Since retiring from the State of Michigan, she dedicated her last several years to her daughter Joelle, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also adored her dog, Bella.  She was extremely proud of her Italian heritage, and loved to study her ancestry.  She also loved to play cards.  Memorial Mass is 10:30 AM Monday, April 8, 2019 at St. Gerard Catholic Church, 4437 W. Willow, Lansing with Fr. Vincent Richardson officiating.  Visitation will be 4-8 PM Sunday with a 7:00 PM Rosary service at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw St., and one hour prior to the service at the church.  The family is being served by Tiffany Funeral Home.