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“Hello Cathy and Lori, As you are grieving for your special!!! mother, make sure you keep your good memories close by. Your mother is with your...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Tavormina - Irwin, PA

“Dear Lori, Cathy, Tim and Family, We were so sorry to hear about Aunt Rose's passing. She was such a sweet, kind and caring person. Quite a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Janet Tavormina - Irwin, PA

“Aunt Rose, love you and will miss you. We had so many great family memories. Weddings, baptisms, holidays, and yes even funerals....we were...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Rawson - Westland, MI

“A note to my Aunt Rose and her beautiful family. Aunt Rose you were always as beautiful as your name inside and out. Your legacy is an inspiration to...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry Tavormina - Walworth, NY

“I'm so very very sorry for your loss. Rose was always very kind when she came into Hallmark when I worked there, along with her daughters. She also...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sarah DeFour - MI - Acquaintance

“Aunt Rose was always caring and thoughtful. As kids it was always fun when Aunt Rose came over. We would try our best to get her hair wet in the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Tavormina - Okemos, MI

“Dear Mom,There are no words to express how much we absolutely adore, love and miss you so much. You and Dad were the best parents and showed us how...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy and Lori Carnacchi and Larimer - MI

“My Condolences to Cathy and Lori and their familiesI am so sorry for your mother's passing she was and always will be the beautiful warm hearted soul...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Chelsea Tavormina - Webster, NY

“With heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your loved one. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Kunzman Kunzman& Assoc. - MI

“Rose was the best boss, friend, and Mother figure. She was always smiling and was so easy to talk to. She always looked at everyone as being equal....Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Nita (Bhatt) Mathew - MI - Friend

“Cathy, Lori and family, you have my deepest sympathies. Rose was a beautiful woman who will be missed. If you all need anything I am here for you....Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Danetta Smitg - Detroit, MI


Rose Mary Larimer, age 79 of Warren, died Monday, January 28, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones at Ascension Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan. She was born September 2, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Pietro and the late Catherine (nee: Debarberi) Tavormina.

Rose was the beloved wife of the late William "Bill" who preceded her in death in 2014. She was the loving mother of Cathy (Tim) Carnacchi and Lori Larimer. Cherished grandmother of Patrick, Isabella, Nicholas, Noah, Tim (Heather) Jr., Marcus, and Tyler. Dearest sister of Gerlando (Joann) Tavormina, Pietro (the late Janis) Tavormina, the late Pasquale (the late Louise) Tavormina, the late Anthony Tavormina, and the late Joseph Buccieri. Sister in law of Mary Tavormina.

Rose was a loving, caring, generous person with a big heart who loved spending time with her family. She had many hobbies including shopping, gardening and enjoyed watching The Golden Girls and Judge Judy. Some of her favorite places to visit included Frankenmuth, Cedar Point, and the annual Women's Show in Novi. She began her career at Kmart and opened the first store, #4000, in Garden City, MI., where she had the honor to be voted the Kmart Queen for their annual parade in 1970. Rose married Bill in 1975 and they raised two beautiful daughters, Cathy and Lori. Rose went on to earn her Masters Degree in Human Resource Management in 2008. She easily made friends wherever she went and was loved by everyone who met her.

Visitation for Rose will be held on Sunday from 1-7 pm, with a 6:00 pm Rosary Service, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren.

She will lie in state on Monday from 9:30 am until time of the Funeral Mass at 10:00 am at St. Mary, Our Lady Queen of Families Catholic Church, St. Clement Site in Center Line, Michigan.

Following Mass, Rose will be interred at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit where she will join her beloved Bill once again.

Please share memories of Rose at her guest book above.