Rose H. Father Dunican - November 8, 2013

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   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.