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Rose E. Ainsley
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Rose E. Ainsley (Nee: Tira), a resident of New Braunfels, passed away early Wednesday morning, December 6, 2017 at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels at the age of 91. Rose was born on November 23, 1926 in Kelly Station, PA to Delfino Tira and Mary Scienza Tira. She later married the love of her life, Robert Eugene Ainsley, who preceded her in death on July 28, 2012.
Rose was devoted to her family and enjoyed caring for them more than anything. Rose was the kindest, most giving person and left a lasting impression on everyone she met. Her love of kids lead her to volunteer at the local elementary school. Rose was an avid gardener. She loved bowling and competed in a league with Robert for many years. Rose was a sports fan and loved watching the Spurs and her hometown Pittsburgh teams. She enjoyed traveling and adventures with her grandkids. Rose also loved dogs and cared for the many family pets, including her loyal companion Buddy.
Rose was also preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, John, Joseph and Delfino Tira; 2 sisters Catherine Krafick and Elizabeth McGown; 5 half-sisters and 3 half-brothers. Survivors include her daughter, Renee Romito; son, Bobby Ainsley (Melissa); grandchildren, Gianina Romito (Katie), Kendall Ainsley, Nick Romito and Madison Ainsley; great-granddaughter, Ainsley Grace Romito. In addition, Rose is also survived by her sister, Josephine Himes. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Following the Mass, a reception will be held in St. Mary’s Hall of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Interment will take place at 9:30 AM on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, where Mrs. Ainsley will be laid to rest with her husband.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1254 Business 35 N.
New Braunfels, TX 78130





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church

386 N. Castell Ave.
New Braunfels, TX 78130





9:30 AM
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209

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Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209


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