Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.

RoseMary DuBoise, age 65, of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.


She was born on December 11, 1954, in Wheeling, WV, to Julian & Dora (Allen) DuBoise.


RoseMary worked in home healthcare.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Woodford Jr.


Survivors include her children, Monique Gutierrez, Jay Walter (Shonda) DuBoise, Donnie  Lee DuBoise, Howard (Shanikka) DuBoise; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Marion Jenkins, Raynal DuBoise Harris, Brenda DuBoise and Robin Allen; brothers, Don DuBoise, David DuBoise; aunt, Nancy; and cousins and friends.


Private Services were held.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign RoseMary’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006.


Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.

14 Condolences

  1. Deirreio on June 18, 2020 at 12:23 am

    Love you Auntie!!

  2. Ronald Berry on June 18, 2020 at 10:26 am

    I was very sad to hear of Rosemary’s passing. To her family please accept my condolences. I will forever be grateful to her for the support she gave me after my sister’s passing.

    Rest in Peace, Tinkle.

  3. Patricie N Allen on June 29, 2020 at 1:59 am

    I was very saddened with the news on my birthday that my Auntie Cuzzin Tinkle has gone on home to be with the Father in heaven. I have some many awesome memories that I will cherish all of my life about my cuzzin Tinkle. Rest up until we meet again love and miss you dearly.

  4. Shanikka DuBoise on July 3, 2020 at 11:10 pm

    Momma Rose
    … I miss you sooooo much. This has been a long few weeks for us but like you would say be strong… Take care of my darlings love ua see ya bye!!!! Love you soooooo much!!!!

Leave a Condolence