Rose Elizabeth Green

Rose Elizabeth Green

Rose Elizabeth Green (Redding) passed away peacefully with her family

by her side on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Rose was born to Rosa and Fred Redding in Lake Lenore, Saskatchewan, Sept. 30, 1925. The family moved to Grand Forks and then to Trail in 1942.

Rose is survived by her sister Doreen Malinowski, daughter Joanne Balfour (Paul), son Christopher Green (Ann), son Robert Green (Susan), son-in-law Jack Balfour, grandchildren; Chris, Michael, Geoffrey, Eliza, great-grandchildren; Scott, Emily, Ava, Tommy and Alec. Rose was pre-deceased by her husband Herbert (Bert) Green, her parents Fred and Rosa Redding, sisters; Helen, Marie, Ioline, brothers; Hub, Clarence, Fred and Ralph.

A Celebration of Rose’s life and burial has taken place. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services was entrusted to arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation (Columbia View Lodge) at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at

Many thanks to all of the special people who cared for our mother through her battle with dementia. Rose was a loving wife, mother, sister and good friend to many. We will miss her terribly but in time will find comfort in the love, and the memories she gave us all.

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