Rose A. Drapeau passed away peacefully on March 4, 2020. She was born in Winooski, VT, on Feb. 17, 1920, to Eugene and Alice (Companion) Granger. The third of eight children, the family moved to Claremont, NH, when Rose was a child. At the time of her death she was the last remaining member of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Drapeau. The couple married following his service in WW II and settled in Claremont, NH, where they resided for most of their lives. Rose attended St. Mary’s school and was employed for many years by both Dartmouth Woolen and Door Woolen companies. She was excellent at sewing, knitting and crafts, and enjoyed card games with family. She was a loyal Red Sox and Patriots fan.
She is survived by Ronald Drapeau and his wife Patricia of Naples, FL, Courtney Fry and husband Thomas and their children Jack and Maggie of Guilderland, NY, Philip Drapeau and his wife Tracy and their children John and Henry of Arlington, MA, and many nieces and nephews.
A Catholic Prayer Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday (April 11) at the Roy Funeral Home, 93 Sullivan Street, Claremont, NH.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial donations may be sent to Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community, 49 Cedar Hill Dr., Windsor, VT 05089.
You are invited to share a memory of Rose with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
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