NEW BERLIN — Rose B. Tiffany, 75 , of New Berlin passed away Saturday, March 16, 2002, in New Berlin.
She was born Jan. 18, 1927, in the town of Butternuts, the daughter of Orrin and Mildred (Tripp) Belden.
She married Donald Tiffany on May 17, 1945. He predeceased her July 2, 1990.
She spent her childhood in the Gilbertsville area.
She attended Gilbertsville High School and was very proud to receive her GED in 1970. She later attended BOCES and became a licensed practical nurse.
She was employed by Kraft Foods for 35 years, then worked as an LPN at the Oxford Veteran's Home and for the past five years as a counselor at Pathfinder Village.
She volunteered at the New Berlin Library, helped with election polls and was involved with a seniors group.
She was a member of the Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge and the Butternuts Grange. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in South New Berlin.
Traveling was Rose's greatest joy, whether by bus, car, plane or boat; her favorite trip being to Alaska.
She leaves behind many friends and family as she makes her final journey to be with her Lord.
She regrets that she will be unable to return to her work at Pathfinder Village and the people she loved there.
She wishes to thank all who have helped her at the Faxton Cancer Center, New Berlin Health Center and Hospice.
She is survived by her four children, April Tiffany of Utica, Bruce Tiffany of South New Berlin, Carl Tiffany of Jacksonville, Fla., and Ed Tiffany of Utica; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Belden of Rome.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at the First Baptist Church in South New Berlin with the Rev. Kurt Funke of the First Baptist Church in South New Berlin officiating.
Interment will be in the Butternuts Cemetery in the town of Gilbertsville.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to Pathfinder Village, Edmeston, NY, or the New Berlin Library, New Berlin, NY, 13411.
Arrangements are by Dakin Funeral Home, New Berlin.
Published in The Daily Star on March 18, 2002.