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Rose M. (Suriano) Routhier

Born: Wed., Jun. 5, 1929
Died: Wed., Jul. 17, 2019


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 23, 2019
Location: St. Mary's ProCathedral

Mass of Christian Burial

3:00 PM Tue., Jul. 23, 2019
Location: St. Mary's ProCathedral

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Rosemarie (Suriano) Routhier passed away July 17, 2019 in Ishpeming, Michigan at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. She was 90 years old.

Rose was born to Frank Suriano and Grace (Poglese) Suriano on June 5, 1929 in Sault Ste. Marie. She attended Loretto Academy and graduated in 1947, the last all-girls class. 

She married the love of her life, Peter K. Routhier, September 15, 1951, at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. 

Rose enjoyed creating Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls and hand-made Christmas stockings for her grandchildren. She followed her children and grandchildren throughout the years supporting them in their various activities and interests.  Rose loved to travel but always loved coming home.

Family and friends enjoyed her wonderful cooking, especially her homemade Italian cuisine. 

Rose served as a member of the Brimley Area Schools’ Board of Education. She was also an active member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Brimley for many years.

She lived for her family, valued her friends and enjoyed her many years of living on the shores of Lake Superior. Her true joy was watching her children and grandchildren enjoy all that Granny’s Beach had to offer.

Rose is survived by her children, Christina (Tom) Osborn, Michelle Routhier-Huffman, Steve (Patty) Routhier, Toni (James) Phillips, Peter (Sandy) Routhier and Joe (Brooke) Routhier.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Tom (Tracie) Osborn, Ken Osborn, Michaela Osborn, Annmarie Callender, Richie (Amanda) Callender, Erin (Brad) Henckel, Kelly (Ryan) Platfoot , Noelle (Kyle) Dillon, Steven Phillips, Michael (April) Phillips, Kenny Phillips, Zachary Phillips, Meghan (Kurt) Hanna, Johanna (Andrew) Wells, Ellen Routhier, Kelsey Routhier and Peter Routhier. 

Rose is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren, Jade, Easton, Michael, Isabel, Oscar, William, Harper, Emory, Oliver, Harvey, and Terin.

Rose is survived by her sister, Margaret (Dennis) Suriano Duray, sister-in-laws, Betty Suriano and Florence Suriano. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Rose was predeceased by her parents and husband, her brothers, Pellegrino (Bill) Suriano, Frank Suriano, Patrick Suriano and sister-in-law, Patricia Suriano.

Visitation will be held 1:00pm until 3:00pm Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday July 23, 2019 3:00pm at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church with Father Sebastian Kavumkal as Celebrant.  Final resting place will be in Oaklawn Chapel Gardens. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rose’s memory to CLMCAA Take 5 Memory Care program.  Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.

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Carol McCammond
   Posted Sun July 21, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of your loss.When Rose was in Freighter View where my Mom
was I always enjoyed her times when she'd dance, she always made me smile. she
sure a a joy to see her smiling face when we went there to see my Mom. Will be
keeping your family in my prayers.

Jennifer Compo
   Posted Tue July 23, 2019
My condolences to the Routhier family. Rose was a cherished and caring soul who touched many hearts in her life. Rest in beautiful peace lovely lady.

Cheryl Bernard
   Posted Wed July 31, 2019
We send our sincere condolences to RoseMarie's family.
We will always remember how welcoming she was to all of us, when we visited at her home with our Mom, Frances (Barcelli) Bernard. It was so much fun to hear all of their stories about their shared Italian heritage! May she rest in peace.

Cheryl & Dennis Bernard

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