Rose (Krol) Gloski

October 15, 1921 ~ March 25, 2018 (age 96)

Dover, NH---------Rose (Krol) Gloski, a resident of the St. Ann Home in Dover, NH. and formerly of 5 Pratt Street, Millers Falls, MA passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018. Rose was born in Montague, MA on October 15, 1921, the daughter of Walter and Mary Krol. Rose was a graduate of Turners Falls High School and Empire Beauty School. She was a hair dresser at the Deluxe Beauty Salon in Turners Falls where she worked with her sisters for 40 years.

Rose was a communicant at St. John’s Church in Millers Falls, and a member of the Holy Rosary Society and Polish Women’s Alliance at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Turners Falls. Rose was devoted to her family. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends. Her home was a gathering place where she made everyone feel welcome and cared for. Her hobbies included playing cards and singing. In her later years at the St. Ann Home, Rose’s beautiful singing voice was enjoyed by both staff and residents. Her grace and positive attitude defined her. Rose enjoyed visits from her grandchildren and great grandchildren who brought her so much joy and of whom she was so proud.

Rose leaves behind a family who loved her so much including her son David and his wife, Gina, of Shirley, MA and Bethel Island, CA; and her daughter, Donna Cushing and her husband, George, of Milton, NH. Rose also leaves five grandchildren: Tyler Gloski and Troy Gloski of Shirley and Bethel Island, Alana Cushing-Long and her husband Jamie of Dover, NH, Courtney Sirotin and her husband Jason of Roswall, GA, Kelly Redman and her husband Ben of Dover, NH. She also leaves 7 great grandchildren, Ryder, Dylan, Julia, Parker, Trevor, Levi, and Summer, as well as several nieces and nephews whom she loved with all her heart.

Rose was pre-deceased by her loving husband of 67 years, Chester Gloski; her sisters, Josephine Krol and Victoria Zabko, and her brothers Joseph Krol and Stanley Krol.

A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 28th at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Turners Falls with the Rev. Charles DiMascola officiating. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Cemetery in Turners Falls.

Calling Hours will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Square, Turners Falls, MA.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann Home Activities Dept., 195 Dover Point Road, Dover, NH, 03820. Sympathy messages available at


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