Rose, 95, was born in E. Providence, RI. Rose was called home by the Lord, he put His arms around her and said come with me.
Rose is preceded in death by her loving husband of over 68 years, Joe; daughter, Joyce Seibert; parents, Joseph and Maria (Silveira Fialho) Medeiros; as well as her siblings, Maria Correia, Joseph Medeiros, and Louise Olivera.
She is survived by her children, Alfred (Barbara) Medeiros, Loraine Ross, Frank (Vicki) Medeiros, and Elaine (Ronald "Rick") Moore; 24 grandchildren; 53 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; and 3 great great great grandchildren.
Before their illnesses Rose and Joe were very active with the Merced Senior Citizens Group. They enjoyed doing things with friends such as gambling trips, as well as sight-seeing trips throughout the U.S. and Europe. Rose retired from Merced County Library where she worked as a librarian assistant for over 20 years.
Rose belonged to several organizations such as YLI, PFSA, SPRSI, and Eagles Auxiliary #2194.
We are very thankful for the attention Rose received at Park Merced Assisted Living where she had resided for the last 4 years. We are also very grateful for Suki, her wound care nurse and Janessa, her assistant. Also to Hinds Hospice who has always shown love and respect in caring for Rose.
If you would like to make a donation in lieu of flowers, you can donate to Hinds Hospice, 410 W. Main St., Merced, CA 95340 or the charity of your choice in Rose Medeiros's name.
Visitation will be held at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1490 B St., Merced, CA on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 5:00pm-7:00pm with Recitation of Rosary at 7:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy, 459 W. 21st, Merced, CA on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:00am with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
In making funeral arrangements for mother's funeral, our family appreciates the thoughtful guidance we received from Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home.