Mrs. Lottie D. Parker Rouse
- August 20, 1924 - April 10, 2012
- Cambridge, New York
of Lottie's Passing
Friends of Hospice
415 Lower Main Street
Hudson Falls, NY 12839
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“Lottie was a dear neighbor for the 25 years I lived near her and Charles. She always enjoyed my visits. She was a wonderful person, Rest in Peace,...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Lida - Cambridge, NY - neighbor
“I'am so sorry to open the Eagle and find the name of Lottie Rouse, so sorry to hear of her passing. Every year since I have lived in N.C. we always...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Bud Bassett - NC
“Sincere condolences to you and your family Joe. May your memories guide you through the days ahead.
3 of 9 | Posted by: Paige Kwasniak - Hoosick Falls, NY
“Joe and Nancy and all the family,
Sending you my thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy for the recent loss of such a dear lady, your Mom. May...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Angie Estramonte - Cambridge, NY
“Joe--So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. thinking of you and your family and wishing you ease at this difficult time.--Marilee
5 of 9 | Posted by: Marilee Davis Hall - FL
“Shirley, Joe and Charles:
It was a priviledge to drive your Mom to her appointments. It was also sometimes a challenge! She was always ready and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Charbonneau - Shushan, NY
I am sending my condolence to you and your family.
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Luciani - Hoosick Falls, NY
“Sorry to hear of Lottie's passing, she was a very sweet woman. She always put a smile on our face and she will be dearly missed.
8 of 9 | Posted by: Christine perkins - Greenwich, NY
“My sympathy to Charlie, Shirley and Joe on their passing of your Mom. Peace to all of you.
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Dusha McKean - Duanesburg, NY
Lottie D. Rouse, 87, of County Route 62, died peacefully , Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Glens Falls Hospital with her loving son by her side. She was the widow of George Albert Rouse who died in April 15, 1989.
Born August 20, 1924 in Eagle Bridge, NY, the daughter of Charles S. and Grace (Gates) Parker, Lottie attended the one-room school house in Eagle Bridge. After marrying George six days after her 18 birthday, August 26, 1942, she joined him at his family's homestead in Cambridge on County Route 62 and lived there the rest of her life.
As a farmer's wife she attended to the many farming chores while raising her family. Gardening, canning, cooking, even driving the tractor ,were part of her daily life.
Baking was her true forte' and she was great at it. She loved to bake for the Sunday family gatherings even though she had to rise before dawn to get everything done.
Always independent, she was determined to stay on the farm after her husband's death and did so until just a few days before her death.
Lottie was predeceased by three siblings, Charles Parker, Clara Gauthier, and Dorothy Lane, and a granddaughter, Sara Rouse.
She is survived by three children, Joseh G. Rouse and wife Nancy of Cambridge, Shirley A. Breeyear and husband Edward of Hudson Falls, and Charles M. Rouse of Cambridge; three grandchildren Edward J. Breeyear, Margaret J. Hamilton, and husband William, and Deborah A. Hamdani and husband Hashim; four great grandchildren, Amanda and Matthew Hamilton and Amira and Gabriel Hamdani and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on Thursday, April 12, 2012 from 4 to 7 PM at Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, 73 West Main Street, Cambridge. The funeral service will be on Friday, April 13 at 10 AM at the funeral home with burial following at Woodlands Cemetery.
For those wishing to remember Lottie in a special way the family suggest donations in her memory be made to either Friends of Hospice, 415 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839 or the American Cancer Society, at www.cancer.org.