Rose Metchis Kendall left this world on April 23, 2022 with the staff of hospice at her side. Rose was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 6, 1929 to immigrant parents, Louis and Pauline Schwab. Rose lost her twin sister “Rusty” in 2002 and loved to reminisce about their childhood days together. She is survived by two of her boys, Howard of Chicago, Illinois and Warren of Chino Valley, Arizona. Her third son, Michael, died suddenly in 2016.
She met her second husband Chuck Kendall in 1978 and they celebrated Y2K by marrying in the year 2000. They enjoyed travel, disco, and ballroom dancing for 44 years together and were very close. Besides married life, she loved fashion design, modeling, and being a consultant.
Rose will have graveside services at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 West Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, May 2 at 1:00pm. Please no flowers, but instead donations are encouraged to St. Mary’s Food Bank.