Rose Margaret Clift

March 23, 2018


Passed away peacefully at the Health Science Center, Rose Clift, 90 years young. Predeceased by the love of her life John Shannon Clift (2008); her parents Jack and Mercedes Field; brothers and sisters Ralph, Hubert, Hal, Mary, Madge, Alice and Joan, in laws Shannon and Kathleen Clift. Leaving to mourn her children Sharon Clift, Tom (Carol), Vickie Fardy (Gerard), Colleen Clift (Jim), Ken (Ellie) and John (Christine); grandchildren Sherry Brothers (Brian), Shawn Grace (Neva), Marcel Clift (Cassy Drake), Hayley Clift, Andrew Clift (Bassma), Liam Fardy (Heather), Colin Fardy (Sabrina), Neil Fardy (Sara), Kyle Rogers, Steven Rogers, Robert Clift, and Justin Clift (Megan); great grandchildren Alex Brothers, Abbey Brothers, Mark Kenny, Annalise Fizzard and Dorian Clift; brother Ron Field (Laura); in laws Tom Clift (Alice), Patricia Chidley (Walt), Frank Clift (Joan) and Doris Field; her many nieces, nephews, cousins and in laws, to many to mention. Her many friends at St. Pat’s Bowling Alley, RCAF Club and all her friends at Maplewood Place, where she resided. A special thank you to the staff of 4 South B at the HSC for their care and compassion shown towards our mother while in their care. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday March 26 from 10-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place from St. Teresa’s Church on Tuesday March 27 at 9:30 a.m. with cremation follow. Flower’s gratefully accepted, however due to mom’s wishes lilies are declined, or donations in Rose’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.



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Vickie, Colleen, and all the families:
Heartfelt condolences on your Mom’s passing.
Please accept deepest sympathies,

To the Ken and John and Clift Family
Sorry to hear you lost your Mom. May she rest in peace.

Bob Kirby and the Kirby family

To Tom, Carol and Family,
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother.
Irene, Fergus and Fergus

Tom and Carol, deepest condolences on the passing of a beloved Mother. May she rest in peace. Circumstances prevented my dropping by or making the funeral.

Deepest sympathy to all of Rose’s family. I knew her through my mother. Rose was a very dignified and gracious lady.

Tom and familly,
It was a great pleasure to meet your mother and we enjoyed our time bowling with her. She was a wonderfully pleasant person who certainly lived life to the fullest.. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Vicky, Tom and Colleen, we are sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was able to enjoy her life with such a extensive group of family and friends. Our thoughts are with your family at this time.
The Gregory family

Tom and family,
Your mom certainly seemed to live life, wow 90 years, to the fullest. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Our deepest sympathy to you and all of your family with the loss of your MOM. We are unable to attend the wake or service, but our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Jackie & Jack

Tom,; my condolences on the passing of your Mom. My sympathies to all families. I also extend condolences on behalf of my mom Sue Bonderski. She has fond memories of Rose from the RCAF club.

Sharon,Tom and Family, my condolences on your Mom’s passing.

So very sorry for loss,,knew Mary back in the day when she played cards with my sister Doreen Cardoulis,
A very lovely lady indeed,,
Sincerest condolences to all
Betty Campbell

Deepest regrets on the passing of your Mother Rose. She was a wonderful person, who will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Tom, Carol and Family,

It is most difficult losing a special person like your mom. We wish to offer our condolence and will make sure your family is remembered in prayer.

Tom & Family,

I am so sorry for your loss.. Her picture goes to show that she was a very happy person.
I’m sure you will treasure many wonderful memories.
Thinking of you.

Tom and family,
Sending you my condolences at this difficult time. May your cherished memories be a source of comfort and strength today and in the days to follow.
Pam Tobin ( Qatar)

Vickie &! Family
So sorry to read of your mom’s passing. I remember time spent at your family home as teenagers. Yourmom was such a wonderful women, always so pleasant and always smiling. Treasure all the beautiful memories. I know there must be many.
God’s Blessing!

To Carol, Tom and families. Our deepest condolences are extended to you at this sad time. Please be assured our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless you at this difficult time.
Your friends,
Zita and Ron

Tom, on behalf of Joe and I we offer our deepest sympathy to you Carol and all your family on the passing of your dear Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May her memories forever be in your heart. With sympathy
Joe and Carmelita Johnson

Liam, Heather & Family,

We were saddened to hear of your grandmother’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Tom & Family
So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing, sending you sincerest condolences at this time

Rest in peace, Rose – you will certainly be missed by many! I knew her through St. Pat’s, and she coached me in YBC when I was little and she was always a delight to be around at the lanes when I was there years later. My thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.

We are so very sorry to hear about your incredible heartbreaking loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find peace and comfort with each other at this difficult time. Thinking of all of you.

Anita Hopper (McDonald) and the whole McDonald family

Sincere sympathy to all of Rose’s family. She was truly a dignified, gracious lady who will be missed by many.

Tom—Sorrow to hear the recent news about your mother for she and my mother were great friends. May you have comfort in knowing that you have family and friends who share your sorrow.

To Tom, Sharon, Vicki, Ken, Colleen, and John ..Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families in this time of sorrow. Aunt Rose was a great lady and an inspiration to us all. An amazing woman who still bowled and drove at age 90! She was loved dearly and will be surely missed. Remember the good times as I’m sure each one of you have a special memory and they will help get you through this trying time. Another Angel to watch over us. Rest in peace..

To all the Cliff Family ,sorry to hear about the passing off Mrs.cliff have lots off loving memories off her when the family would visit Chapels Cove durning the summers .RIP Mrs .Cliff

Hey Clift Family
Deepest condolences from Bev and myself. Your Mom was loved by all whoever had the privilege of knowing her. I think it was Vickie who said she’s up there dancing with your Dad right now, and I’m sure she’s telling him how proud she is of each of you. God bless and strengthen you in these days. I’ll be praying for you. Love Tony

Vickie, Colleen and family. We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Lorraine’s mother Madge Field and your mother Rose were such good friends enjoying many years of bowling. Uncle Charlie Knight and Aunt Alice’s family and yours were so close over the years, which was so nice to see.
Love Uncle Steve and Aunt Lorraine

Our prayers and thoughts are with you. She will live in our memories always.

To the Clift Family,

Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

By Bev and Lorne Thompson

So sorry to hear of Rose’s passing. I’m one of her many bowling buddies @ St. Pats; such a sweetheart. RIP Rose,

Sorry to hear about your mom’s passing Ken

To: Tom and family
Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. May God bless you and grant you peace in the midst of your grief!

Vicki, so very sad to hear your mom passed away. I hope your wonderful memories and thoughts will give you peace in the difficult weeks ahead

So sorry to hear of Rose’s passing. I didn’t know her really well, but she always had a smile on her face and lived life to the fullest. She certainly will be missed.

Vicki, John, Ken, Colleen, Sharon and Tom, Our deepest condolences for the loss of a great lady. Aunt Rose you will be missed by many. She was and will continue to be loved by many. She will always have a place in my heart for keeping her promise to my mom many years ago. Thank you Aunt Rose love always Suzzanne, Frank Travis and Sarah

My deepest sympathy at your loss. So happy you had celebrated her 90th in the style she richly deserved. Tom, Sharon, Vicky, and all , sorry I am out of the country. Many good memories for all of us.