Peabody — Rose Marie (Brown) Garlin, 93, died on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the Brentwood [Radius] Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Aug. 20, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Heiling) Brown. Raised and educated in Cleveland, she served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. She moved to Peabody in 1946, where she resided for many years before making her home in Middleton.
For several years, Rose was employed as a librarian at the Hogan Regional Center in Danvers, and had obtained her certificate of librarianship from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Rose was a proud member of the Essex County Marine Corps League, and a member of both the Peabody and Middleton Historical Societies. Her love of history and travel led her to explore many countries throughout the world.
Her family would like to thank the staff at Brentwood [Radius] Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center for the wonderful care and compassion shown to Rose during her residency.
She leaves two sons, John Garlin and his wife, Janice, of Peabody, and Richard Garlin and his wife, Katherine, of Beverly; two grandsons, Robert Garlin Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Danvers, and Matthew Garlin of Beverly; and two great-grandsons, Charlie and Tyler. She was predeceased by a son, Robert Garlin; and her siblings, Edward and Frank Brown, and Theresa Bynum.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be on Wednesday evening, January 29, at 6 p.m., in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Visitation will precede the service, beginning at 5 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018. www.LyonsFuneral.com.