Rose Mary Lee Pow

July 18, 1923 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 98)


Rose Mary LeePow was born on July 18, 1923 in Mantura, Trinidad, West Indies. She was the daughter of the late Alexander Farias and Basilla Inniss. 

Rose Move to Montclair in1969. She had accepted Christ at a young age and became a member at Saint Peter Claver Catholic Church. She worked as a caregiver for the elderly and a domestic in the Montclair area. She retired in 1990 to care for her sick husband John LeePow. 

Rose was a loving mother, a prayerful grandmother known as "Granny," and a spectacular great-grandmother. Her life is as a Legend with struggles overcoming adversity with perseverance, and inspiration. She left a legacy from lessons she poured into her family and friends. Though her physical presence is no more, her spirit, her love, and her smiles will live on in the hearts of all those who , cherished and loved her. 

She transitioned from this earthly life to her heavenly home Saturday, November 6, 2021. Rose was preceded in death by her mother and father, husband John Robert LeePow, her brothers, Neal, Lawrence, Sonny, Joseph, Chrissencio, her sisters Mary, May, Annette, Martha, her oldest son Cyprian LeePow, and her second daughter Merilyn Kelly.

Those left to cherish Rose's loving, caring, and precious memories are Sister, Daisy Joseph, Children, Chan LeePow (Carmen), Anthony LeePow (Bernice), Wilfred LeePow (Leila), Vernon LeePow, Dianne Sterling (Brent), Gregory LeePow (Kim), Pamela T. Ayoung, Robert S. LeePow (Dawn), Charmaine Thompson (Kyle), Sharon E. Shanks (Keith), & step-son Alloy Mark LeePow, Grandchildren, Camille Edwards, Christopher & Cheryl LeePow, Charrisse Seeraj, Delina & Anthony LeePow Jr, Sean & Bruce LeePow, Natalie & Vernon LeePow Jr., Nicole LeePow- Dunnerman, Brent M. & Dante Sterling, Ta'Quan Youmans-Sterling, Carlton Ayoung, Matthew & Jonathan Kelly, Danielle & Mary LeePow, Robbia LeePow, Crystal Jackson,Liam LeePow, David Thompson, Rebecca Sears, Anthony C. LeePow, Kenitra Shanks, Alloy & Alejandro LeePow, Aaron & Amoy LeePow, Great-grand children, Demarcos & Amelia Edwards, Owen, Cora, Elizabeth & Sophia, Jayden, & Anthony Jr. LeePow, Darryl Jr. & Shania Seerjah, Chynna, Nicholas & Skylar Dunnerman, LJ LeePow, Dante, LeePow & Dorian Jackson, Landon Sterling, Tahir, Tariq, & Taleeh Sears, Caomi & Chance LeePow, and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

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Funeral Service

Prayer Service

Committal Service


24 Hour Viewing
November 12, 2021

6:00 PM
Martin s Home for Service, Inc (Montclair)

Funeral Mass
November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Peter Claver Church (Montclair)
58 Elm St.
Montclair, NJ 07042

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