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Eugenia T. Krause
  • Contributions in Jean's memory may be made to
  • V.N.A. & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson
    P. O. Box 329
    Northampton, MA 01061-0329
  • Shriners Hospital
    516 Carew St.
    Springfield, MA 01104

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“Eugenia, I am so glad that I got to meet you at Easter, though it was brief. You have a very caring family and I am glad that me Aurora are now a...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Danielle Germain , Aurora Krause - MA

“bev,sorry of your mom's passing..many good memories at the and dad were the best of people... ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: joe matysiewicz - jensen beach, FL

“From the day I first met you, when Billy came to you and asked if he could ask me to marry him, you have been an inspiration in my life. I am so...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Marie (Mimi) Krause - MA

“Dear Sara Mark Mimi Cecilia and Josophine I am so sad to hear of Grandma Jean's passing. She was a wonderful wonderful person whose smile gave me...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Mancke - London England

“Gramma Jean is one of the most fun, down-to-earth people I have ever had the pleasure to know. I'll miss her dearly. She was born the same year as my...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ralph G. Mancke - Langhorne, PA

“mom taking care of you these last few months made us a lot closer. I will always love you. God has brought me to it and he will get me through it. ...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Ingram - Pelham, MA

“Bev I didn't know your Mom but after talking with you all these years I felt like i really did know her. My heart goes out to you and your family...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Burcaw - Murrells Inlet, SC

“Gram, We will miss you dearly. You have been the foundation that all of your lives are based on. Thank you for being a strong, compassionate, wise...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sara Krause-Lloyd - South Hadley, MA

“My sympathies to the Krause family. "Auntie Jean" was a wonderful source of kindness and good will. I wish you all peace and special memories. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Brouillette - South Hadley, MA

“Gram, we hope you have found the peace you have been waiting so long for. You will live on in our hearts forever and never be forgotten. We will see...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Paula Krause - Conway, MA

“Auntie, I'll always remember spending Christmas Day at the Rendezvous Cafe, eating turkey and dancing to the rock and roll sounds from the gigantic...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Woolf - Melrose, MA - Niece

1914 - 2011

HADLEY - Eugenia T. "Jean" (Rossi) Krause, 96, a lifelong resident of Hadley, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 23, 2011 at home. Born in Ludlow on Dec. 5, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Enrico and Maria (Allegrone) Rossi.

Jean worked at American Bosch and at the Acme Chain Company. She also owned the Rendezvous Cafe, formerly in Hadley, which was also know as "Ma's". Jean was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, and a long-time member of the Most Holy Redeemer Church in Hadley.

She was the wife of the late William E. Krause, Sr., the mother of the late William E. Krause, Jr., the grandmother of the late Peter P. Krause, Jr. and the sister of the late Eugenio Rossi. She is survived by two children, a daughter, Beverly P. Ingram and her husband C.A. of Pelham, a son, Peter P. Krause and his wife Jayne of Hadley, two brothers, Ralph Rossi and his wife Joanne of Ludlow, and Paul Rossi of Connecticut, one sister, Elizabeth Darsigny and her husband Leo of E. Longmeadow. Jean also leaves 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, as well as several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A Prayer Service will be offered on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 10 am in the Ryder Funeral Home, 33 Lamb St., South Hadley with burial to follow in Village Cemetery in South Hadley. Calling Hours will be on Friday, Aug. 26, from 5-8pm.

Contributions in Jean's memory may be made to either the V.N.A. & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, P. O. Box 329, Northampton, MA, 01061-0329 or to the Shriners' Hospital, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA, 01104-2393.

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Ryder Funeral Home