Rose E Dempsey, formerly of Dedham and Pocasset MA, passed away on January 22, 2019, peacefully at her home, after a brief illness. Rose was born and raised in Malden Mass to Margaret and Thomas E Lenehan. She is predeceased by her devoted husband Robert J. Dempsey and her brother Thomas Lenehan. Rose’s loving sister, Margaret Kallunki, resides in Connecticut. She is survived by her children Katherine Massimi of Westwood MA, Jean Gaherity of West Chester PA, Ann Ricciardi of Westminster MA and Robert J. Dempsey of Middleton MA. Nana will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Mark Massimi and Erin Massimi of Cambridge MA, Jacqueline Gaherity of Seattle WA, Daniel, Abigail and William Dempsey of Middleton MA. An avid reader and gardener, Rose was a communicant of Light of Christ Church . Interment at Bourne National Cemetery, Cape Cod MA.