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Rose J. (Ignatowicz) Morey

Rose J. (Ignatowicz) Morey
  • February 1, 1925 - October 13, 2017
  • West Hartford, Connecticut

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Cousin "Shelley" “Dear Mark & Ellen,I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was such a sweet lady and she loved you both!Your Cousin,Rochelle Schulz (Shelley...Read More »
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Rose Janice (Ignatowicz) Morey, of West Hartford, CT, passed away at her daughter's home in San Diego on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the age of 92.

Rose was predeceased by her parents Joseph Ignatowicz and Francis (Strahan) Ignatowicz, sister Irene (Ignatowicz) Richardson, and husband Albert Morey. Rose is lovingly remembered by her son Mark Morey and his wife Debby of Granby, CT, her daughter Ellen (Morey) Hempton and husband Dr. Robert Hempton of San Diego, and her four beautiful granddaughters, Sarah, Laura, Emily, and Katherine Hempton. In addition, she is also survived by her two sisters Dorothy Christina of Florida and Theresa Lusignan of Massachusetts, along with many nieces and nephews.

Rose was born in Dudley, MA on February 1, 1925. She moved to Connecticut to work at Pratt & Whitney, where she met Albert Morey. They were married for 33 years until his death in 1979. Rose enjoyed sewing, watercolor painting, golfing, ballroom dancing; and she was very active in the West Hartford United Methodist Church. She took pleasure in making items for the poor with her church sewing group and actively participated in raising money for the church through rummage sales and their annual pumpkin patch.

A celebration of her life will be held at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT on Friday, October 20, 2017. Calling hours will be from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM followed by a Funeral Service at 10:30 AM with Pastor Bob Knebel of the West Hartford United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rose's name to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, or by calling 1-800-638-8299 x 7045, or visit kidney For directions and online condolences, please visit