Monday, March 7, 2011

Rose E. Trask

Wellsville, NY - Rose E. Trask of the River Road passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at the Highland Health Care Center surrounded by her family. She was born on September 22, 1919 in Brooklyn, PA. to Bort and Mary Corte Colo Molin. On September 20, 1947 she married Roy W. Trask who survives.

Rose graduated from Wellsville High School and from Rochester Business Institute in Wellsville. She went to work for Umiker's Market in Wellsville and later moved to Detroit, MI. In 1944Rose joined the WAC's and served as a medical technician leaving the service in 1945 as a corporal. She returned to Wellsville and went back to work for Umiker's. She later worked at Frederick's Market and at Linza's Meat Market as a butcher and a baker. Rose enjoyed her family, all of her grand children and great grandchildren and playing bingo. She was a member of the American Legion Post 702 of Wellsville, the Wellsville Fireman's Auxiliary and the Immaculate Conception Church.

Survivors include: her husband Roy; a son, Phillip (Catherine) Trask of Olean; 2 daughters, Sharon Haney of Bolivar and Sheila (Kenneth) Molloy Jr. of Wellsville; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Joanne Molin and Mary (Gene) Wilson both of Wellsville; several nieces and nephews

Rose was predeceased by; 2 sons, Stephen T. Trask and John A. Trask; 3 sisters, Helen Geracci, Virginia Blasdell and Flora Molin; 4 brothers, Leo, Florio, Peter and Bruno Molin.

Friends are invited to a memorial service with full military honors to be held on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 1 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. Father Vincent Becker will preside and memorials may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps, or to the Wellsville Fire Department, or to the Immaculate Conception Church, or to the American Legion Post 702. To leave online condolences please visit


  1. God rest her soul for surviving losing not one but two sons. And her baked goods at Fredricks rocked. RIP Rose.

  2. Such a beautiful woman. And your cinnamon rolls were the best i ever had..My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  3. Rose will truly be missed..Her peanut butter pie was pretty good, too!!