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Eileen M. Rose

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Eileen Margaret Meyn Rose, 85, of Southern Pines, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Penick Village in Southern Pines.

She was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Gary, Ind., to the late Max Carl Meyn and Loris Muriel Elicot Meyn. She graduated from St. Paul’s Elementary School in 1942 and Elston High School in Michigan City, Ind., in 1946. Eileen and her husband, William L. Rose, were married on June 18, 1947. She loved and cherished her family, was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church where she served on the Altar Guild. Eileen enjoyed the dining club, playing bridge, golf, library work, reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Rose, of Southern Pines; her children, Karin Suzanne Rose and her husband, Robert N. O’Callaghan, of Lexington, Va.; Kim Eileen Rose and her husband, William N. Marshall, of Kansas City, Mo.; Jeffrey William Rose and his wife, the former Heidi Drummond, of Philadelphia, Pa.; and Mark Gregory Rose and his wife, the former Elizabeth Corbin, of San Diego, Calif. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Michael Robert O’Callaghan and wife, Janet Sakin, of Alexandria, Va.; Brian Patrick O’Callaghan and his wife, Jennifer, of Damascus, Md.; Patrick Corbin Rose, Andrew William Rose, Abbey Rose, Christopher Rose and Wyatt Rose; and two great-grandchildren,

Aidan Lawrence O’Callaghan and Madoc HyenSu O’Callaghan


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines with Father John Tampa officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to the Penick Village Foundation, the Pinehurst Chapter of PEO, or Karimu educational and religious studies organization. Karimu donations may be sent via Bill Rose at Penick Village, Southern Pines, NC 28387.

Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.

Boles Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is serving the family.

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