Rosalia “Rose” Beck

BECK, Rosalia “Rose” (nee Arnold) (December 28, 1933 – April 18, 2024)

Passed away peacefully, on Thursday, April 18th, 2024, at Terrace Lodge Long Term Care, Aylmer, Rosalia (Rose) Beck, formerly a resident of Courtland, in her 91st year. Born in Hungary, to Joseph and Magdalena (Zemanko) Arnold, she will be remembered as a longtime and devoted member of the former St. Ladislaus R.C. Church, Courtland (since 1958). Rose was also a member of the German Canadian Club, Aylmer. For many years, Rose worked alongside her husband Paul Beck (January 27, 2014), where they farmed tobacco until the 1980’s in Springfield, Ontario. Together they raised their sons and enjoyed watching their family continue to grow. Lovingly remembered by her sons and their partners. Arnold (Linda) Beck, of St. Thomas and Andrew (Wendy) Beck, of Aylmer. Always a proud grandmother to Sara (Chris), Cynthia (Matt), Emily, Alex, Broc, Bret (Amanda), Adam (Sarah), and Mike. Special great-grandmother to Thornley. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her brother Frank (late Magdalena) Arnold.

“Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, PSWs and staff at Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence (2015-2022) and Terrace Lodge (2022-2024) for the excellent care provided to our mother.”

Public visitation was held on Saturday, April 20th, 2024, between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Home Chapel, 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg. A Graveside Service of Christian Burial was held on Monday, April 22, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., officiated by Deacon Andy Always, of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Delhi. Everyone who knew Rose is invited to share favourite memories, upload photos, express personal condolences or contribute memorial donations to “Terrace Lodge- Comforts At Home” (by cheque, or online at or to the “Alzheimer Society” via Rose’s online tribute page at or by contacting the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc. (519)842-4238, entrusted with all funeral arrangements, with confidence.