Atkinson, N.H. — Rose Marion (Clement) (Rhodes) Scott, 82, died peacefully Sunday morning, October 21, at Salem Haven Nursing Home, in Salem, surrounded by her family.
Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Rose (Boulanger) Clement. She attended Haverhill Public Schools and graduated Haverhill High School with the Class of 1947. She was also trained and educated as a dental hygienist and a cosmetologist.
Mrs. Scott first worked at the former Western Electric Co. and later for several years at the Atkinson Post Office. She retired from the IRS, Andover in 1997 after 13 years of service in the Criminal Investigative Unit. In her younger years, Mrs. Scott worked as a model for the Sears Roebuck Catalogue Co.
A former longtime resident of Atkinson, Mrs. Scott also lived in West Paris, Maine and Kingston, N.H. She was a former member of Holy Angels Parish of Plaistow and Kingston Congregational Church and was active cooking for the Community Lunch Program at the Kingston Congregational Church and at Kingston Pines, where she was a resident for several years.
Known by many family and friends for her quick witted comments and vivacious smile, she enjoyed, playing cards, bingo and board games, traveling, the beach, cooking, and most of all, the times she spent with her family.
The wife of the late Dr. Paul A. Rhodes, D.C. of Atkinson, who died in 1970 and the late Alfred W. “Bud” Scott, who died in 2007, she is survived by a son, Michael P. Rhodes of Pembroke; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy M. (Rhodes) and Chuck Chappelle of Dunlap, Tn., Maureen E. (Rhodes) and Gary Witley of Atkinson, and Diane M. (Rhodes) Demmer of Salem, N.H.; sisters, Ann Arnold of Hooksett, and Darlene Montes of California; ten grandchildren, David Rhodes, Michelle Rhodes, Michael K. Rhodes, Kurtis Rhodes, Amanda Rhodes, Heather Chappelle, Connor Chappelle, Austin Witley, Davin Demmer and Preston Demmer, also five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Marie Breton.
The family would like to thank the staff of Salem Haven for all of the love and dedication to “Rosie” and the excellent care provided to her and her family.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, October 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. Her funeral will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with burial to follow in Atkinson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Salem Haven Resident’s Council, 23 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH.
To view her online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.berubecomeau.com