Rosamond Caswell “Roz” Brown, 88, of Yuma, Ariz., died at her home January 3, 2018, surrounded by her children.
Roz was born on June 1st, 1929 in Nashua, NH, where she grew up. After graduating from Nashua High School in 1947, she went to work for the New England Telephone Company as a telephone operator. During Roz’s career she married Kenneth Brown of Hollis, New Hampshire, and gave birth to four children. With hard work and perseverance, she became one of the first women to attain a supervisory/ management position in New Hampshire. In 1968, she transferred to Pacific Bell Telephone Company in Spokane, Wash.
From 1971 to 1978, she and Ken owned and managed the Leonard Paul Store in Coolin, Idaho. After, they traveled and lived throughout the country, returning to New Hampshire in 1985. Roz worked at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH, retiring in 1996.
She retired in Yuma. Roz enjoyed traveling, visiting her children and spending time with her grandkid. She also liked gardening, playing cards, shooting pool and socializing with friends.
Roz was predeceased by her husband Kenneth, parents, Maynard and Dora Caswell, a brother Merton Caswell, two sons-in-law, Randolph Goetz and Richard Bardsley. She is survived by her two daughters, June Bardsley of Amherst, NH and Sally Goetz of Florence, Texas, and her two sons, Stephen Carrier and his wife Uthaiwan of Huntersville, NC, and Thomas Carrier and his wife Miriam of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; her partner Raymond Johnson of Yuma; six grandchildren, Andrew Mathieson, Lisa and Timothy Carrier, Ashley and Carly Carrier, and Trevor Goetz; three great-grandchildren, Natalie Carrier, Rowdy and Tuff Goetz; her two brothers Millard Caswell and his wife Barbara of Boynton Beach, Fla., Arthur Caswell of Nashua, sister-in-law Beverly Caswell; also nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her funeral service and interment took place on Saturday. Jan. 13, 2018 in Nashua, NH.
Arrangements by FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com