Rosalie J. "Rose" (Wartiainen) Fuller, 68, of Gardner, died peacefully Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Gardner.
Born in Gardner on January 8, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Impi (Johnson) Wartiainen.
Rosalie graduated from Athol High School in 1966, and attended Mount Wachusett Community College of Gardner.
She was employed by Walmart as an Accounting Manager for 7 years, retiring in 2002. She was previously the Manager of Old Colony/Charter/Gibbs for 15 years.
Rosalie was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
She enjoyed horseback riding, traveling throughout the United States, going to the casinos and fast driving. Rosalie loved trips to Cape Cod, listening to music, hosting huge holiday dinners and spending time with her family and friends. She was also one of the founders of the Prospect Street School Library.
Rosalie leaves her husband of 26 years, Richard A. Fuller of Gardner; one son, Dean F. Fuller of Gardner; two daughters, Jean M. (Case)McInerney of Baldwinville, and Jessica L. (Case) Brietzke and her husband Douglas of Wilmington, Delaware; two sisters, Pauline Chambers of Worcester and Elaine Moe and her husband Paul of Millers Falls, MA; five grandchildren, Patric and Breanna McInerney and Jacob, Noah and Gabriel Brietzke; four nieces, one nephew and several cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 4th at 10:30 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to GVNA Healthcare, Inc., 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440 or to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner is handling the arrangements.
Friday, November 4th, 2016 10:30am, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner
MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon, MA