ROSE (GUEST) VICKERS (nee BERRY) 1950 — 2023


Rose was born July 27th 1950 in Stoke-On-Trent, England. She followed in her father’s footsteps and worked as a paintress for Royal Doulton. She married her first love, Kevin, and had Tracey (Doug) Bogie and Aaron (Lizette) Guest. In 1974 the immigrated to Brantford, Ontario, Canada. After divorce, as a single parent, she showed strength beyond measure. In 1980 she became a Care Aide and began her 41-year career at John Noble Home. In 1992, she and her family moved to Kamloops, BC. She continued her career as a care aide at Pinegrove Lodge and then Ponderosa Lodge, from where she retired in 2021.

Rose spent her free time knitting, socializing with friends, and loving her pets. Rose was a loving Nana to Kristena (Damian) Weins, Nicolas (Kaitlin) Mackenzie, Cameron Bogie, Gracelyinn Brietzke of Kamloops, BC, Josiah (Montana) Guest of Castlegar, BC, Ashley “Jay” Collins of Vancouver, BC, Murron Bogie, William Bogie, and Eric Bogie of Cumberland, BC.

She was Gigi to Liam and Alice Weins of Kamloops BC, and Skylar and Maverick Guest of Castlegar, BC.

She was predeceased by David Vickers and Lizette Guest.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BCSPCA. A memorial will be planned soon.

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2 Tributes

  1. Mary Anne
    Posted May 28, 2023 at 6:50 am | Permalink

    Rosie posie how you were loved by many! You have shaken our world with your passing . RIP❤️

  2. Shelley
    Posted July 6, 2023 at 9:06 pm | Permalink

    Rosie we are shocked you are gone. Your infectious smile and sweet kindness I will cherish. My beautiful friend and knitting mentor❤️

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