Marie Rosalie Dreadin • September 12, 2019



Marie Rosalie “Rose” Dreadin passed away peacefully on September 12, 2019 after a 9-year battle with dementia. She was born in Lynn, Massachusetts to Arthur and Vivian Bourgeois on February 9, 1937. She loved spending time with her growing family, married for over 60 years to Jaye Dreadin.

Through her years she was a homemaker, babysitter, friend to many, she enjoyed ceramics and we enjoyed her precious gifts from her hobby.
Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her growing family.

She is proceeded in death by her parents Arthur and Vivian Bourgeois; husband Otha “Jaye” Dreadin; sisters Rita Molligi; Theresa (Fred) Larson; brothers Edgar Bourgeois; Edmond (Loretta) Bourgeois; Albert Bourgeois; Ernest (Rita) Bourgeois; Gerry Bourgeois.
Marie is survived by sister in laws Ivy Bourgeois and Doris Dreadin; brother in laws William “Bill” Dreadin; Howard “Snookie” Thompson. Children Donna Johnson(Terry), Thomas Dreadin; Artie Dreadin(Robin), Step Son Richard Dreadin; 5 grandchildren , John Johnson(Jessica), Kevin Johnson(Courtney), Gage Dreadin, Sara Dreadin, Shelby Dreadin, 1 Step Granddaughter Jessica Dreadin; 3 great grandchildren Addelyn Johnson, Kaizleigh Guidry, Koby Johnson; many nieces, nephews, cousins and special family friend best friend Debbie Clakley Lavallee whom she loved like a daughter.

The family would like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice for the past several years of support and guidance. A special thank you to her nurse AdamWillis for taking such wonderful care of our Mom and the numerous nursing aids.

Donations may be made to our local Alzheimer’s Association in our Mothers memory.

A time of visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, September 17th from 6pm to 8pm. The celebration of Marie’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 18th at Pensacola Memorial Gardens at 10:30am. Burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.

  1. Theresa Simmons says:

    Thomas I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will certainly be in our thoughts, and prayers.

  2. Jim Denham says:

    Thomas ,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing . I know it is hard but take comfort in knowing she is no longer suffering . Her mind is as sharp as ever and she is walking on streets of gold . You and your family are in my prayers.
    Jim Denham

  3. Elsie and Micheal Leblanc says:

    Our sympathy goes out to Thomas and family we are here for you no matter what… love and prayers to your family may God grant you peace. Safe travels my friend.

  4. Jeff Mull says:

    Thomas
    I am so sorry for your loss brother. If there is anything I can do please give me a call.

  5. Greg Jackson says:

    So sorry for the families loss. Prayers for you all.

  6. TJ and Wendi Wallace says:

    God Bless you all!

  7. Cheryl says:

    A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Surely she will not be forgotten. Sending our condolences and prayers to you,
    Thomas and your family.
    Love you brother,
    Jamie and Cheryl

  8. So sorry for your loss it’s a shame we don’t stay in touch. My heart and love go out for you and family members.

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