Rosemary Westgate

Obituary of Rosemary Sharon Westgate

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Rosemary Sharon Westgate

Rosemary Westgate, known by so many as ‘Gramma’ departed her loving family on Friday, September 17th, 2021, in her 64th year. In her last hours she was comforted by her son Kevin, daughter in law, Jennifer and her grandson, Carter while listening to her favourite musician Elvis Presley. Rosemary was a loving mom to Alex, Kevin, Jennifer and the most wonderful gramma to Victoria, Carter and Wyatt. She was an honorary Gramma to Jonas, Victoria, Mack and so many more!

In 2014 Rosemary came to live with her son Kevin (Jennifer), and grandsons Carter and Wyatt. From here the bond that was created was one that is unbreakable and our lives will never be the same with her gone. From this time, Rosemary created a bond with so many family and friends where she meant more to everyone than just Kevin and Jennifer’s mom. Visitors would always be greeted with a smile while she would drink her tea, eat her tarts and crush her candies (Candy Crush)! In the 7 years living together, we were able to share so many precious memories together from vacations, trips to the trailer and family hangouts at home. Gramma quickly became a well-known and respected person within the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Rosemary loved her “Don’t Mess with Gramma” sweater where everyone knew how true that was but also how kindhearted she was. We have truly been blessed to have Rosemary be such a huge part of our life! Our home and hearts will always be filled with happy memories.

Rosemary will be missed and remembered by her sisters Linda Murphy, Debbie Robinson, her aunt Sharon along with brothers, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and so many wonderful friends. Rosemary is predeceased by her son Alex, father Carl, mother Bessie and close cousins and caregivers John and Mary Horrocks.

I am at peace, my soul’s at rest

There is no need for tears

For with your love I was so blessed

For all those many years.

The family would like to welcome the community to help Celebrate Rosemary`s Life on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Smith & Son Funeral Home, 78 Centre Street, Deseronto between the hours of 11:00 – 1:00 p.m.  The interment of her ashes will be in St. Mary`s Catholic Cemetery, 468 Millhaven Road in Odessa at 2:00 p.m. and all are welcome to attend.

Due to COVID restrictions we kindly asked that family and friends who will be attending the gathering be respectful of one another and practice physical distancing outside and inside the funeral home and face masks are required. 

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Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021
M.J. Smith & Son Funeral Home
78 Centre Street
Deseronto, Ontario, Canada
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Rosemary Westgate

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Rosemary Westgate

1957 - 2021

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