Rose Marie Spadafore Metz, 87, of Shinnston passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at her home. She was born in Shinnston on January 26, 1934 to the late John and Catherine Christian Spadafore.
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Rose was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard Dale Metz who she married September 10, 1960 and who died on September 25, 2017.
She is survived by her special loving cousin, Carol Newlon of Fairmont; cousins, David Clark of Fairmont; Todd Hall; Tyson and Hunter Hall; 3 nieces, Jane Shultz and husband Todd of Louisville, KY; Sally Metz of Louisville, KY; and Suzie Dolt and her children, Cory and Caroline also of Louisville, KY; her nephews, Michael Metz and his wife Bonita of Crozet, VA; and Josh Metz of VA; and Matt Metz of CA; and special caring, loving friends who were like family, Regina and Tracy Colton and their children, Dalton and Hailey, all of Shinnston.
Rose was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Rosa Spadafore; and John and Constance Christian; her brother, Patsy Spadafore; her father and mother-in-law, Sam and Marie Bock Metz; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Rose graduated from Shinnston High School in 1951. She loved traveling with her husband, Dick. She was a member of the Charles Street Christian Church. Rose always had fond memories of working in Spadafore’s Restaurant which was owned by her family.
Friends will be received at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Wednesday from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Rev. Lynn White will officiate the service. Entombment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Mausoleum. Online condolences can be shared at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Metz family.