Whitney, Rose Marie (Addley) (Annett) of Oneida Nursing Home, Southwold and formerly of Sparta, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late William Arthur “Donald” Whitney and dearly loved mother of Dolores Carroll (Joe) of Komoka, John Annett (Anne) of St. Thomas and the late Tim Annett. Loved grandmother of Jeffrey (Samantha), Chris, Tanya and Shawn. Sadly missed by 8 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Dear sister of Cyril Addley (Elaine), Bill Addley (Dorothy), Len Addley (Joy), Joseph Dunlop Addley , Catherine Turner, Mary Piligrim (Ron), Pat Schram (late Ray, Carol Addley and the late Neal, Tom and Dan Addley and the late Dolores and Anna. Rose Marie was born in New York City, New York on April 26, 1930, the daughter of the late Thomas and Beatrice Addley. She worked a number of years at the Sparta Mercantile. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Holy Angels’ Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to St. Thomas Minor Hockey, the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice.