GILFORD — Emelia M. Rozen, 98, formerly a longtime resident of Stark Street, Gilford died at The Rochester Manor, Rochester, NH on July 2, 2013.
Mrs. Rozen was born January 2, 1915 in Lakeport, N.H., the daughter of Odilion and Emelia (Merchant) Savard. She resided in Gilford for over seventy years before moving to Rochester, N.H. in 2006.
Mrs. Rozen enjoyed cooking and had been employed as a cook at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia for many years.
Survivors include a son, Howard Hawkins, of Rochester, N.H.; two daughters, Betty Cresswell of Burnt Hills, N.Y. and Lorraine Rivest of Keene, N.H.; twelve grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; fifteen great-great grandchildren; a sister, Lena Berkey of Rochester, N.H. and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her first husband, Howard H. Hawkins, in 1947 her second husband, William P. Rozen, in 1996, two grandchildren, Michael Rivest and Kyle Barns, a son-inlaw, Ray Rivest and a sister Ann Smith.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be held at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia on Friday, July 19,
2013, at 11:00AM, the Pastor Robert Horne of The Bible Speaks Church, Lakeport, NH will officiate.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.