Rose Dennison

January 4, 1936 - June 25, 2022

01/04/1936 - 06/25/2022

Rose Marie Dennison was born on January 4, 1936 in Cumberland, Maryland.  She passed away on June 25, 2022 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  She is the oldest child of William and Rose Emerick.  She is survived by her three children, Larry, Terri and Patrick; her brother, William Emerick, Jr and his wife Mary Ellen; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren, seven nephews and one niece.  Rose was predeceased by her granddaughter, Stephanie Russell and her ex-husband, George Dennison.  Rose was loved by all who met her.  She ran the family business at the Toll House in LaVale, Maryland.   For several years, she worked at the Holiday Inn in Cumberland, where she was adored by both staff and customers.  She retired to Virginia Beach in 1989.  We will miss her humor and her ‘tell it like it is’ spirit.  A private service will be held in Cumberland.

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Pat Hughes
8 months ago

So sorry you had to suffer another loss so soon, but I know the past few years have been tough for Rose. I’ve missed seeing her sitting outside on the patio. Deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Doug Bendix
8 months ago

Larry, Terri, and Pat. So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Mom and I discussed many of the good times in LaVale with your family including the infamous “horn honking” case. I thought the description was spot on with the tell it like it is and humor. I often tell the stories to my wife about being at your house and setting all the lighters to max flame size. Your mom would light a cigarette, nearly torch her eye brows and cuss me out because she always knew it was me, then joke around with me the next minute. She was always interesting and always good to me. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family.