Rose Mary Gutziet, at the age of 84 living in Sicamous, BC. died March 3, 2016 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm, BC after suffering a massive heart attack.
Beloved wife of Lawrence Gutziet. Mother of Lorraine, Shirley and Michael and predeceased by her daughter Cathy. Also step-mother to Karen and Larry. Cherished grandmother of Lorena, Cassandra and Nadine and step-grandmother to Ian, Travis, Lisa and Jeremy. Great grandmother to 12 grandchildren. Step-sister of Anna Angle of Kitchener, Ontario, Margaret (Desmond) Yolkowskie of Renfrew, Ontario, Patricia (Paul) Duford of Orleans, Ontario, Evelyn Stofko of Ottawa, Ontario and Jerome (Sandra) Stufko of Eganville, Ontario and predeceased by step-siblings Eva Stofko, Leo Stofko, Edward Stufko, Mark Stufko, Lawrence Stofko, Violet Pasco, Michael Stofko, John Stufko, Cecilia Jolkowski and Frances Searson.
Rose was born on May 17, 1931 in Renfrew, Ontario and is predeceased by her parents, Michael Vincent August and Victoria Rose Stofko (nee Bielaski).
Rose grew up on a farm in the Ottawa Valley and learned early in life about hard physical work and taking care of her siblings. She was a caring person who put others before herself all of her life. Rose put her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ alone. Rose was a wonderful cook and baker and enjoyed making everyone’s favourite dishes. Over her lifetime she baked countless pies and knit thousands of slippers for her family, friends and charities. Her life evolved around homemaking and her children and husband.
Rose was cremated on March 10, 2016. A funeral service will be held at the Sicamous Bible Church on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sicamous Bible Church, 326 Kappel Street, Sicamous, B.C. V0E 2V0.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
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