Rose E. Edkin

By Orleans Hub Posted 25 April 2019 at 1:39 pm

Rose Edkin

Rose E. Edkin, 85, of Kent, died April 23, 2019 in Unity Hospital following a short illness. She was born Jan. 8, 1934 in Pennsylvania and lived in this area most of her life.

Rose was a former employee of GE and Black & Decker. She enjoyed gardening and shopping, but her greatest passion was taking care of her grandchildren.

Mrs. Edkin was predeceased by her husband, David R. Edkin; son, Donnie; daughter, Kath; and siblings, Billy, Bobby, Jerry and Catherine.

She is survived by her son, David W. Edkin of Rochester; her ex-daughter-in-law, Judy Edkin; brothers, Junior and Eddie Shrimp; sister, Shirley Richland; grandchildren, Sherry, Wanda, Kathy Ann, and Dorothy; as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Rose’s arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. of Albion. To share a special memory of Rose, please visit