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Rose Mary Carrero
In memory of Rose Mary Carrero — beloved mother of six children and dear friend of countless others — who passed away February 22, 2021 in Lorain, Ohio.
Rose was born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico on August 22, 1935. In 1947, at the age of 12, Rose, her sister and her mother moved to Lorain, Ohio and lived there 74 years until her passing. During her many years in Lorain, she attended school, got married, became a mother, worked at the May Company in the cosmetics department and was owner of Carrero’s Market in Lorain.
She was a loving and compassionate woman who served as a Good Samaritan in her community to provide for the needy and disadvantaged, until her passing. She was a devout woman of immense faith and serving the Sacred Heart Chapel became a central part of her life. Rose served as an Elder at her church, Sacred Heart Chapel, where for many years she sang in the choir, was a Prison Ministry volunteer, catechism teacher, Pastoral Council member and Small Church Community member. She received her final blessing by Father Bill Thaden who considered Rose not only a devoted servant of the Church, but also a friend.
Rose was preceded in death by her mother, Justina Rodriguez; her sister, Ramonita; brothers, Teofilo, Jesus and Jose Antonio; and her husband, Eduardo Carrero.
She is survived by her six children, Doris (Mike) Rosario Martinez, Julie Contreras, Alicia (Nelson) Bregon, Elizabeth Carrero, David (Angie) Carrero and Yvette (Tod) Davis. She is also survived by her sister, Anna Laureano, whom she loved with all her heart, as well as Anna’s three daughters who she considered as her own. She and Anna shared an inseparable bond. Rose also has 14 grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Ave, Lorain, Ohio. Rev. William Thaden, pastor will officiate. Inurnment services will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. All attendees are required to wear facial coverings and follow COVID-19 social distancing protocols during church services. Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Ave, Lorain, Ohio 44055 is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the memory of Rose Mary Carrero to the Sacred Heart Memorial Fund. Make checks payable to Sacred Heart Chapel.
My deepest condolences to the whole family...Rose Mary will be missed she is now an Angel in Heaven, May she Rejoice in Heaven...prayers to you for comfort...peace ....and Love...
Mary Lou Andujar-Hough Feb 27 2021 12:00 AM
My sincere sympathy to Doris and the family. I worked with Rose Mary at May Co. for many years. She was always so pleasant and easy to talk to. I considered her a friend and was honored to call her that.
May she Rest In Peace in her forever home.
Sylvia Lopez Murillo
Sylvia Lopez Murillo Feb 26 2021 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Carrero family in this difficult time. Rose was a wonderful person. May she now rest in the arms of God
Wilfredo & Charlotte Guzman Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM
I sure fond memories of my entire childhood with the carry-on family May you rest in peace Rosemary my prayers and condolences are with you and your family. Sincerely, Juliann Podomnik
Juliann Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM
Sorry for the misspelled word -should be Carrion family
Juliann Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM
I am a friend of Ms. Roses daughter Doris. While I have not met Ms. Rose in person, I hear wonderful stories about Ms. Rose through Doris. I am touched by the stories of her love for her children and the kindness she has for everyone. I will miss hearing about Ms. Rose through Doris. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Much love, Piyachat
Piyachat Terrell Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Rose Carrero
Julie Garcia Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM