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Isabel Rose

Isabel Rose

Isabel Rose, 86, of The Briarlea on Ryan, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, August 21, 2020.

Born in Moncton, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Elizabeth (Coleman) Gorber.

Isabel grew up in Moncton, NB and married her sweetheart, Ezra, right after high school. They resided in Woodstock, NB for more than 20 years and together ran Roses' Department Store, Zac's The Man Shop, and SanBel Enterprises before moving to Fredericton in the mid 70's. She was an active volunteer for the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Heart & Stroke foundation as well as a Lifetime Member of Haddash.

Isabel loved to sing, cook, and attending family gatherings brought her great joy. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be deeply missed by her family.

Isabel will be sadly missed by her daughter, Sandra Rose of Fredericton; brothers, Harry "Tut" Gorber and Herby Gorber; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Ezra Rose (1997); sister, Helen Jochelman and brothers, Charlie, William and Sam Gorber.

A Service to celebrate and honour Isabel’s life will be held from Tiferes Israel Synagogue on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be in Tiferes Israel Cemetery, Dieppe.

Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) in care of arrangements.

In memory of Isabel, donations to Diabetes Canada (  or the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation ( would be appreciated. Online condolences    for the family may be shared on Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook page        or at

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Service Date
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Tiferes Israel Synagogue, 56 Steadman St., Moncton

Burial Location
Tiferes Israel Cemetery, Dieppe

Requested Charity
Diabetes Canada or NB Heart & Stroke Foundation