Beverley Marie Rosia, of Calgary, AB passed away peacefully on September 28, 2020 at the age of 67, after a brave battle with Cancer.
Beverley was born in Calgary on January 31, 1953 and grew up in Blairmore AB, where she spent her childhood years. Throughout her school years she was actively involved in sports with basketball and softball being two of her favorites.
Upon graduating from high school she moved to Lethbridge to pursue her goal of becoming a nurse. She graduated from the Galt School of Nursing, as valedictorian of her class in 1974 and moved to Calgary to begin her career as a registered nurse at the Holy Cross Hospital. She later went on to earn her Masters of Education at the University of Calgary and found success in working in health care for numerous years, taking care of people and sharing her skills and knowledge with others around her.
It was in Calgary that she would settle, marry and raise her three children Tony, Loren and Lisa. .
Beverley spent many years volunteering in community sports, proudly cheering on her children and granddaughters at the hockey rinks, basketball courts and on the soccer fields. She had a passion for traveling and being around those who shared the same interests as her. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.
Beverley was predeceased by her parents: Mother, Millie Johnson and Father Nils Johnson, and her great nephew Devon Degenstein.
Beverley was the beloved mother of Anthony (Tony) Rosia, Loren Rosia, and Lisa (Brett) Barrett, and proud grandmother of Taylor and Sydney Barrett. Beverley is survived by her brother Albert (Betty) Johnson, niece and nephew: Tammy Degenstein, and Jan (Tracey) Johnson; as well as by her extended family and many friends.
The family of Beverley Rosia would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Ramji, Dr. Lauzon and the team of nurses, nursing aides and all other staff on Unit 68 at South Health Campus who cared for Beverley during her last weeks.
A Memorial Service will be held at Sacred Heart Church on October 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM. If planning to attend the family asks that you please wear a mask. Due to COVID regulations there will be no reception following the funeral mass.
So very sorry to hear about your mother. I worked with her for many years at the Holy Cross and have thought of her often. We had a great many card games together. My condolences to you and all of the family. Sheila