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BAKER, Rose Marie (Payne) - Registered Nurse, Graduate of Hotel Dieu Nursing 1950 Rose passed away peacefully at the Kingston General Hospital on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Rose was born on Wolfe Island on September 17, 1928 to the late Earl and Harriet (Dawson) Payne. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Jack Baker, son Eckhard Baker, and brother-in-law Eckhard Baker (the late Mary) and is survived by her cherished daughter Colleen Barber (Gerry). Rose was the most doting Nanny to Hope Herrington (Jeff Looff) of Schertz, TX and the late Jack Herrington. She will be sadly missed by her sister Alice Graham (the late Cliff), brother Keith Payne (Elinor), nieces Kim Graham, Mary Young (Bill), Carol Watkins (John) and Anne McCracken (Brad), and nephews Steve Graham (Pam) and Chris Payne (Bridget). Rose and Jack were the owner and operators of Capital Movers and Storage for many years. She had many passions throughout her lifetime including painting, needlepoint, genealogy, gardening, anything technological earning her the nickname “Techno-Nanny” and most importantly her love of her family. A heartfelt thank you is extended to Cindy, Lisa, Alyssa, Jeff, Claire and all the staff of Davies 4, ICU at KGH, for the wonderful care that Rose received. A Liturgy of the Word service will be held in the Chapel of the JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME , 1900 John Counter Blvd., Kingston on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm, followed by a reception in the James Reid Funeral Home Reception Centre. Friends will be received on Friday from 1:00 – 2:45 pm before the service. A private family interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Kingston Humane Society in Rose’s memory.
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Posted by Mike Keenleyside (friend of the family) On Sunday, May 19, 2019
Colleen, i'm sorry to hear about your mother, regards, Mike.
Thinking of you all
Posted by Pat & Jim (Friend) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Dear Colleenn,

We are truly sorry for the loss of your Mother.

Alice, may this also help that others are sharing the loss of your sister Rose.

To all of you...Remember, to live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.

Our deepest sympathy.

Jim and Pat (Plumley) Nellis

Candle Lake, Saskatchewan

To the family
Posted by Gord Stringer (Friend) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
I send my heartfelt condolences to the family. I have fond memories of Rose when I worked for her at Capital Movers all those years ago. May she rest in peace
Deepest Sympathy
Posted by Sally & Sonny (Friend) On Thursday, May 16, 2019
Colleen & Family, Sorry for your loss. Cherish your memories of your wonderful Mother.

Alice our prayers and thoughts to you. Rose was a great Sister.

Sonny & Sally Lees (Plumley)

Thinking of you
Posted by LORIE A MEIRELES (former coworker of daughter Colleen) On Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Dear Colleen,I am so sorry for your loss of your Mother, I am not surprised to see you described as "cherished " by her,Take care,...prayers to ease your sorrow,xxLorie.
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