STAFFORD, Rose Theresa

Rose Theresa Stafford 

29.08.1958 — 22.05.2023

The service to celebrate the life of our dear Rose will be held at:

Lilydale Memorial Park — Federation Chapel

126-128 Victoria Road, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia

Wednesday May 31st, 2023

Viewing from 9.40am.

Service commencing at 10am.

Following the service, please join us for refreshments and a drink in honour of Rose.

For friends and family in Ireland, England, Germany & the USA,

and those who cannot attend, you can watch the service by clicking on the following link:


There will be a moment's reflection to light a candle with us, as a way to come together across the oceans.

Please feel free to wear whatever colour or pattern you like, Rose would’ve hated us all in black.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the wonderful team of nurses and volunteers at Eastern Palliative Care.

You can donate at: acknowledging Rose’s name as the reason for donation.




15 Tributes

  1. Claire Keane
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    Dear Eamonn, Ronan, Sinead, Jade, Oliver and Max there are no words to describe the heartbreaking loss of your beloved Rose.
    We are all so sad by her untimely passing,
    Aunty Rose you were an earth angel and it was a privilege to call you my Aunt.
    You are now a guardian Angel in Heaven.
    Missed and loved by everyone who knew you and whose lives you touched.
    Rest in Heavenly Peace in the arms of the Angels Dear Rose, you have truly earned your bed in Heaven.

  2. Philip kelleher
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    Deepest sympathy to eamonn and family on death of his beloved Rose z lovely person.

  3. Bernadette Fitzgerald
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    My deepest condolences to Eamonn, Sinead, Ronan and wider Keane and Stafford families. Rest easy now my friend in the arms of the angels. You will be sorely missed.

  4. Gail Plunkett
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    To Eamonn Ronan Sinead and all family members. My Deepest Sympathy on the death of beloved Rose. Rose was my friend for 30 years. We met in the workplace we worked together in our nursing profession for twenty years. Rose was intuitive caring and compassionate in and outside the workplace .It was a privilege to call Rose my friend I will miss her so much I will
    Never forget her . Rest In Peace Rose.

  5. Libby Bonner
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    Rest easily now Beautiful Rose, you were truly the most kindest of souls and you will be so so missed.
    I was so privileged to have known you. And will cherish all the memories x x x

    Sinead, Eamonn, Ronan, Jade, Ollie & Max you’re in my thoughts, sending love and again so sorry for your loss, Rose will be so sorely missed xx

  6. Bernadette Wood
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    Dear Eamonn, Sinead, Ronan, my deepest sympathy for your loss of dear Rose what a remarkable lady Rest Easy sending lots of love xxxxxx

  7. Bernadette Byrne
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    Dear Eamonn,Sinead ,Ronan ,Ollie and Max Sincere sympathy on the death of Rose my wonderful, kind,caring,fun loving friend whom I first met in 1977 .So sad to hear of Roses passing she will be greatly missed by her close family and friends.Rose rest in peace ,free from pain Bernie Byrne( Collins) )

  8. Jean Fullbrook
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    My deepest sympathies to Eamonn Ronan Sinead and family
    I was so saddened to hear of Roses passing
    Rose was such a fantastic friend to me when we lived in Germany and will always treasure our time together
    I will always have you close to my heart
    Rest in peace now dearest Rose

  9. Anne Stafford
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    My heartfelt sympathy to you all, Eamonn, Sinead, Ronan, Jayde, Ollie and Max, I know how sad it is for you all at this time.
    Rose will forever be in my heart. I will miss her always but treasure the memories of the kind beautiful sister in law and more importantly friend she was.
    Grá go deo.
    Slán abhaile Rose. Xx

  10. Wolfgang Klinkhammer, Cologne
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    Dear Friends,
    When I remember beloved Rose, I hear her nice clear voice singing for my birthday, years ago. So I will keep it in my mind. Now I see her picture and it looks so near to me, not strange after all that years passed.
    Dear Eamonn, Sined, Ronan and all familymembers, be consoled , that she has no longer pain and is always resting in peace. In my mind and heard you all includet!
    Yours friend Wolfgang

  11. Ann Mcguinness
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    Our deepest sympathies to eamonn ,sinead ,ronan and all the family on the passing of rose .
    She will be missed by everyone who knew her .
    May she rest in peace , Ann and brian McGuinness

  12. Helena and Peter Leacy, Enniscorthy
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    Our deepest sympathy to Eamonn, Ronan, Sinead and extended family and friends on the sad passing of Rose. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time in all your lives. May Rose rest in peace.

  13. Celia Maloney Westgård
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    Condolences to Eamonn & family.Sad to hear the news from Bernie Byrne.Like Bernie I too met Rose & Eamonn in 1977 at Warley Hosp, Brentwood, Essex.A very kind person & lovely singer.Often wondered where we all disappeared to ?In Australia I see for Rose & Norway for me.May she rest in peace .☘

  14. Lindsey and Cathal Keane
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    Sending big hugs and prayers from Alabama and Arkansas, USA. Rose was a delightful and joyful person. We will miss her dearly. We love you, Rose.

    Lindsey and Cathal Keane, daughter-in-law and son of Gerald Keane, Rose’s big brother.

  15. Liz Grimes
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    My deepest sympathy to Eamonn, Ronan, Sinead and family on the sad passing of Rose. I am thinking of you all at this very difficult time.
    Rest in peace my dearest friend Rose

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