Westborough – Rose M. (Haddad) Haffty, formerly of Rudolph Road in Worcester, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 in hospice care at the Beaumont in Westborough. Her husband of 56 years, Thomas N. Haffty, died in 2002.
She leaves two sons, Thomas J. Haffty of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Robert N. Haffty and his wife Eileen of Boxford; a daughter, Janice Jeannotte and her husband Barry of Westborough; a sister, Alice Esper of Worcester; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two brothers, George and Nemo Haddad, and five sisters, Clara Costello, Eva Wahlstedt, Adele Stidsen, Mary Farrentino, and Margaret Haddad.
She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Kantos and Sofie (Cayot) Haddad, and had lived in the city all her life. She graduated from Commerce High School and worked many years for Sears Roebuck in the accounting office.
Mrs. Haffty was a lifelong member of St. George Orthodox Cathedral and a member of their Women's Club. She was also a member of the Worcester Women's Club and past president of the Columbus Park Women's Club. More recently, she was a volunteer at the Providence Street Senior Center.
The family would like to thank the staff at Whitney Place and the Beaumont for their kindness and compassion that was given to Mrs. Haffty during her stay there.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours Friday, Dec. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m., in St George Orthodox Cathedral, 30 Anna St., Worcester, and again Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 to 9:45 a.m., prior to the service, which will begin at 10 a.m. (please go directly to church). Interment with her husband will be in Hope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St George Orthodox Cathedral, 30 Anna St., Worcester, MA 01604.
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