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Dolores M. Rose

April 10, 1932 October 6, 2015
Dolores M. Rose
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Obituary for Dolores M. Rose
Dolores M. Rose, 83, of Pottsville, passed away on Tuesday morning in Broad Mountain Health and Rehab Center, Frackville. Born in Pottsville, on April 10, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Mary A. (Wallum) Miscavage. She was a graduate of Pottsville High School. Dolores was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Pottsville and the Schuylkill County Realtors Association. She was a real estate agent for Edward Barkett for 15 years, retiring in 1985. In her spare time she enjoyed painting, dancing, grooming dogs, gardening, and crafts. Dolores took pride in her home and was an outstanding cook. In additon to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Rose, Jr. on August 5, 2015, to whom she was married for 63 years; and a sister, Frances. Dolores is survived by a daughter, Pam Rose and son, James L. Rose III, both of Pottsville. A viewing will be held on Friday evening, October 9th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Interment in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven will be private at the convenience of the family. The family request contributions in Dolores' memory be sent to: Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Linda Kreiser and her mother, Margaret Soellner, Carol Smith, Cindy and Jose Santiago, Brad Cappel, Joseph Kline, and Robert Dovey for their exceptional care and assistance with Dolores. Lord Bixler Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at


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Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. 1818 Mahantongo St. Pottsville
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