Elizabeth “Betty” (Lyons) Rose, 78, of Newington, wife of Donald L. Rose Sr., passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at Rapid Recovery and Rehabilitation in Newington. Born in Waterbury, Betty lived in Newington since 1974 and was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Besides her husband, Don, she leaves two sons, Brian Rose of Windsor Locks and Donald L. Rose Jr. of Cabot, Ark.; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by a brother, William “Bill” Lyons, and a sister, Ruth Yovina.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Carlson Funeral Home, 45 Franklin Square, New Britain. Burial will be in West Meadow Cemetery, Newington. Calling hours are Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation of Connecticut, 35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 412, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at www.carlsonfuneralhome.com .