Pearson-Rose Marie of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 9th, 2016, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Cyril Gerald “Zeke” Pearson (2012) and dearly loved mother of Jerry Pearson (Patty), Jim Pearson (Susan) and Sharon Pelly (Jim) , all of St. Thomas. Loved sister of Chris, Steve, George, Bill, Jimmy, Benny (Iris) and John Christoff (Betty Anne), Olga Rathall, Marg Harrison (Ed), Laura Jessome, Lilly Egan and Cathy Goodman (late Ron). Dear friend of Sally Lidster.Sadly missed by 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Rose was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on September 22, 1929, the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Mahoney) Christoff. A private family service will be held. Interment to ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.