Rose Catherine O'Rourke
November 29, 1925 - October 15, 2019
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Malloy & Son Funeral Home
3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
Thursday 10/17, 5:00 pm
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Malloy & Son Funeral Home
3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
Friday 10/18, 10:30 am
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Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Friday 10/18, 11:45 am

Rose Catherine Taormina O’Rourke, a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the age of 93. Rose O’Rourke was born in Galveston, Texas to Vincent and Frances Taormina on November 29, 1925. She was proud to declare herself as a second…

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Haydee Waters left a message on November 2, 2019:
In memory of Rose Catherine O'Rourke, Haydee Waters lit a candle
Haydee Waters left a message on November 2, 2019:
Cheryl, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. My mother, Haydee Waters lived next door to your aunt, Connie O’Rourke on Church Street for many, many years until she moved to Louisiana with me in New Roads. Whenever I saw your Mom, she always had a smile on her face, whether it was in the bank or in the neighborhood. She was truly a special person. Haydee Waters, New Roads, LA
Haydee Waters left a message on November 2, 2019:
Cheryl, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Your mother always had a smile on her face whenever I saw her and was so very nice to everyone. My mother, Haydee Waters lived next door to your aunt, Connie O’Rourke on Church Street for many, many years until she moved to Louisiana to live with me in New Roads. Haydee Waters
VW and Mary Rose Uher left a message on October 25, 2019:
Dear Cheryl, We were sorry to read about your mother's passing. She was a true gift from God and could make one's day improve with a smile and happy greeting. VW has fond memories of her expertise and kindness at First Hutchings Sealy Bank. And he remembers with admiration your father, a true gentleman. God bless you and your family, VW and Mary Rose Uher
Jean Summerville left a message on October 18, 2019:
Love and Prayers
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Audrey Salinas left a message on October 18, 2019:
Cheryl I am so sorry to hear of your beautiful mother’s passing. I wish God’s peace and comfort for you and your family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Audrey
KleantheCaruso left a message on October 17, 2019:
To the family and friends of Rose, She was a beautiful woman and a excellent professional role model for all the women who looked up to her and came after her. My prayers and sympathies to you all and may her memory be eternal. Love to you. Anthe Caruso
Camille Thiel left a message on October 17, 2019:
Cheryl, so sorry for the loss of your Mom. It is never easy but in time I hope you find love and peace.
Phyllis Waters left a message on October 17, 2019:
Cheryl and Family, You were so fortunate to have Rose in your life and so generous to share her with your friends. She was truly a role model of a lady who was independent, compassionate, and generous. She will be missed by many. You and all your family members are in my prayers during this time of loss.
Dorothy Jones left a message on October 17, 2019:
I worked with Rose at First Hutchings Sealy National Bank. She was a beautiful person inside and out. Sweet, sweet person. The Lord has another angel in heaven. To Cheryl I know it is a tremendous loss. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.
Corinne Oppermann left a message on October 17, 2019:
Gus and I extend our love and condolences to Cheryl and all members of Rose’s family. Rose was Gus’ mentor at First Hutchings Sealy National Bank; and I have known Rose since I was a student nurse at St. Mary’s School of Nursing. Rose, Cheryl and family have remained in our lives as cherished friends. Rose will be deeply missed, but not forgotten. She was a kind, beautiful and wonderful woman. Our prayers are with Rose’s family as they travel their healing journey. Gus and Corinne Oppermann
Dana Bjarnason left a message on October 17, 2019:
Dear Cheryl...thinking of you and your family at this time of sorrow. Your mom was a beautiful lady.
Connie Maffei left a message on October 17, 2019:
So sorry for your loss praying for your families. My mother in law loved playing cards and lunches with Rose now they are back together. God Bless she will be missed. Love The Maffei’s
Consie Javor left a message on October 16, 2019:
Cheryl, We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories you have of her. Consie and Ken Javor
Maureen Padilla left a message on October 16, 2019:
Cheryl and family, I am so very sorry to learn of your loss. Joe and I have you in our prayers. How blessed you are to have had your mom for such a long time! She is rejoicing in heaven now and watching over all of you! May god give you comfort and peace. Maureen Padilla
Larita Merritt left a message on October 16, 2019:
We pray that your family will be comforted my her spirit and loving grace.
J Williams left a message on October 16, 2019:
In memory of Rose Catherine O'Rourke, J Williams lit a candle
J Williams left a message on October 16, 2019:
My condolences to the family. May you be comforted by the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort during this difficult time.
Rhonda Carnahan left a message on October 16, 2019:
I was sad to read of Mrs. O'Rourke's passing. She seemed very resiliant to life's ups & downs. I'm glad she was able to enjoy her large, successful family for so long.
Paula Matranga left a message on October 16, 2019:
Dear Cheryl and family, Charlie and I send our heartfelt sympathy to all of you during this difficult time...You have great memories to cherish, although there’s nothing like having your mother by your side.. Try and take comfort knowing how much you all are loved! Blessings Paula & Charlie Matranga
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Terry & Ruby Jensen left a message on October 15, 2019:
Cheryl and family, We are so sorry to hear of your sweet momma's passing. Our sweet lord just got one of his angels back. Know that we are praying for you all as you try to get through this trying time. Love you
Malloy Funerals & Cremations left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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