RAVENA – Rose H. Father Dunican, 78, passed away Friday, November 8,
2013 with her loving family by her side. Rose was born in Albany,
daughter of the late George and Foumia Father and had lived in
Ravena for 48 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother
and friend and will be dearly missed by all. Rose was the matriarch
who kept the family together during all of life’s journeys. She
touched the lives of anyone she met.
Rose was predeceased by her husband, Walter A. Dunican, Jr.
Survivors include her children, Brian (Alice) Dunican, Margaret
(Paul) Miles, Susan (Hugh) Derway, Barbara McMullen, Hope DeBacco
and Dawn (Steven) Reed; grandchildren, Brian (Kim) Dunican Jr., Pam
(Dan) Gould, Agenta Russo, Katrina and Taylor Maxstadt, Matthew and
Andrew Miles, Adam and James Derway, Justin and Brandon McMullen,
David and Lyndsey DeBacco, Jaimie Williams and Amanda, Anna and
Steven Reed; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Caitlin and Jacob Dunican
and Kiernan and Torrin Russo. Rose was predeceased by her siblings
Harold, Edward and Margaret Father.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, November 15th at
the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Delmar. Interment will follow in Mt.
Pleasant Cemetery, South Bethlehem. Friends may call at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Contributions in
memory of Rose may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000,
Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.