Rose M. Wallentine

FRANKLIN: Rose M. Wallentine, age 59, passed away unexpectedly on December 5, 2022. Rose was born in New Bedford, MA on December 11, 1962, to Alfred Costa and Claire (Isabelle) Lopes.

Rose had a heart of gold. She was generous, loving, and kind. Rose was her son’s number one fan and was very proud of everything that he has accomplished. Rose loved spending hours on the phone with her sister Annie and cherished every moment that they spent together. Rose also cherished every moment that she spent with her dear friends including Nadine Hughes, Trent, and Douglas Wallentine. 

Rose was predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Claire, her sister, Carla Reynolds, her nephew, Joshua Mandly, and her niece, Kyra Costa.

Rose is survived by her son, Michael Rebello II and his partner, Amy Kilburn, Annie Overton and her partner, John Overton, and her great-niece, Amelia Ayla, her many dear friends that she held close to her heart.

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” ~Gandhi

The family will have a private celebration of life at a later date.

Honored to be serving the family of Rose Wallentine is the Heald Funeral Home, where messages of condolence are welcome at