In Loving Memory
Rose Mary McMahon


Funeral of Rose McMahon
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Rose Mary McMahon
17/11/2013 – 10/10/2021
Rose was loved by all who knew her and those
whom she touched whilst here with us on earth.

Brave, adventurous, resilient, loving, caring and kind. 
Rose had incredible faith and love for life.

She took great pleasure in meeting and getting
to know people,
nature and animals.

She carried so much love and empathy in
her heart and will be
forever dearly missed
by her parents Chris and Katrin,
her family and friends.

Our family invite you to join the live stream for this
celebration of Rose’s life, and join our commitment to
building on her life’s legacy of kindness and courage.

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Rose’s charity.
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Condolences / Guest Book

  1. Rest in Peace dear Rose Mary McMahon. Parents, family and friends you are all in our thoughts. Love from Richard, Melissa, Jasmine, Maxwell and Aaron

    Richard Forstet
  2. I, don’t no what to say, my love and support are with you both, chris and katrin, so very hard for you both, love jo barnes

    Joanne Barnes
  3. I have no words. My heart aches for you Katrin and Chris. I have lovely memories of a sweet and sometimes stubborn little girl. Love to you both and you extended family and friends. xx

    Mariane Hill
  4. Those we hold closest to our hearts never truly leave us. They live on in the kindness they have shared and the love they brought into our lives.

    Our deepest sympathies go out to Katrin, Chris and the whole family. Our thoughts are with you in these difficult times.

    In love,

    Katha, Daniel with Greta and Mathilda

    Katharina and Daniel Riedel
  5. our beautiful Rose, who made a huge impact on all of our children and staff. We have been privileged to have had you touch our hearts. Your smile could light up a room. Your ability to make friends and include everyone in your friendly and kind personality was a true gift to this world.
    We will miss you dearly
    Your friends at the YMCA Drouin school holiday program.

    ymca drouin school holiday program
  6. Your beautiful big beaming smile is what I will always remember you for Rose
    What a pleasure it was to have met you at school, thank you for all of the yard duty chats and giggles! Your kind and caring personality & ability to include everyone else in your fun and games was a loving trait of yours.
    Rest easy beautiful girl xx

    Nicola Ablett
  7. Liebe Katrin.Lieber Chris.

    Wir möchten als Freunde von Gerda und Waldemar euch unser tiefstes Mitgefühl ausdrücken. Wir haben euch und euer Mädchen bei dem Sommerfest kennengelernt. Euren tiefen Schmerz kann man selbst als Eltern nicht nachempfinden .Es ist einfach zu schlimm wenn ein Kind gehen muss. Unsere Gedanken sind bei euch.
    Angelika und Peter

    Angelika und Peter Lücking
  8. Dear Rose, we always will be connected in our hearts and souls…
    To Katrin and Chris:
    Waldemar and me are thinking of you. Let us always know, how we can support you.
    In love

    Gerda Lange
  9. Du hast so viele Spuren hinterlassen.
    Wir gehen sie.
    Wir sehen sie wachsen.
    Wir umarmen sie.
    Was fehlt, bist DU!

    Für immer in unseren Herzen.

    Tante Marlies, Susanna und Familie

    Marlies, Susanna und Familie
  10. To My dearest Chris and Kat, We are full of sorrow, for your loss. We can only send you all our love and support, in this time of need. Chris if need to talk, I will always listen and support you. All my thoughts are with you.
    John And Helen Walker

    John and Helen Walker
  11. Beautiful sweet Rosie,you were such a sweet and kind little friend to my son Miller,always the first one to include him in your games at playtime at school.Miller often talked about you and how funny and kind you were.Our thoughts and prayers are forever with Rose’s Parents and family.

    Rebecca Unwin(Miller Unwin’s Mum)
  12. My deepest condolences to Chris and the whole family.
    I hope everyone is coping as well as possible. Best Wishes, my thoughts are with you.

    Adam Spiby

    Adam Spiby
  13. Chris and Karin, our hearts ache for you and our thoughts are with you. Now a beautiful star shining brightly in our sky’s to be remembered with love. Gayle John and the Krenauer girls

  14. Dear Kathrin&Chris,
    Ich habe auch das Glück gehabt Rose u euch auf dem Sommerfest von Gerda u Waldemar in Deutschland kennenzulernen. Ich hoffe, ihr werdet durch viele Worte, Trost, Erinnerungen und Umarmungen spüren, dass viele eure tiefe Trauer mit euch teilen wollen.
    Ich weiß nicht, was ich euch wünschen soll außer Kraft, Trost, Stärke u viel Liebe für die nächste Zeit!
    Tränen kullern & Kerzen leuchten in
    Memory of Rose
    Herzlichst Nina Heumüller & Familie

    Nina Heumüller
  15. To my darling sweet Angel Rose,
    You brought so much joy to after school care. You had the most infectious smile and a personality larger than life itself. You were kind, loving , caring and selfless. Always showing such enthusiasm in all you did. Always willing to help others. I loved our chats and the way you constantly made me laugh. You were beyond your years. I will miss you like crazy but will cherish our memories close to my heart forever. I won’t say goodbye but I will say, “Until we meet again, keep on shining, keep on laughing and keep on smiling. May you Rest In Peace my beautiful sweet Angel. Love you forever Rose McMahon
    Love always Carmelina

    Carmelina De Cesari
  16. To Chris & Katrin, Sending our thoughts & prayers to you both.
    RIP beautiful girl Rose
    Joey & Vicki Caldarella

    Joey & Vicki Caldarella
  17. Chris and Kat,
    Our hearts are heavy. We are thinking of you, especially today. We have been praying and will continue to pray for you and for the days, weeks, years to come. Our deepest sympathies.
    The Hollidays

  18. Dearest Katrin & Chris,

    We are beyond sorry for the tragic passing of your precious Rose. No word exists for a parent who loses a child, so inconceivable the loss must be. We send thoughts of peace and strength to you and your family and continue to pray for like that of scattered seeds, sacred memories bloom forever. Soar high sweet angel.

    All our love Kim, Graham & Steel xxx

    Kim van Wamel
  19. Chris and Kat, We are sending you both so much love and thinking of you constantly. Rose was special, it’s as simple as that. We will miss her raw and hilarious commentary on what we were doing, her kindness towards our girls and her spark. Rest In Peace sweet girl. Love the Browns xx

    Brett & Teresa
  20. We cherish our Beautiful Rose. Our family will always hold her dear in our hearts. She is special, and will be the light in our hearts forever. Our hearts are with you Chris and Katrin. We are here for you always. My Cousins, Aunties and Uncles stand by you and hold you dear. We love you all so much.

    Luke and Tracey Shaw Family.
  21. We were so fortunate to share some special moments with Rose and will cherish those cheerful memories always. Much love to you Kat & Chris for today and always. Debbie, Darren, Mylie, Jack Charlie

    Stoll Family
  22. Dear Chris and Katrin,

    Sending you our thoughts and prayers for the loss of Rose Mary.

    All our love
    Patricia, Sarah, Louise, Matthew Archer and families.

    Louise Archer
  23. We are truly sad for the lose of beautiful Rose, we are keeping all her family in our thoughts and prayers. with much love Cath, Gordon and families

    Cathryn Kerley and Gordon Wright
  24. Dear Katrin & Chris,
    Words cannot describe how my heart aches for you on the loss of your precious Rose. You are in our thoughts & prayers.
    Maverick said to me, “Rosie will be happy with Jesus, Mum.” and I know this is true.
    Sending you love & strength,
    From the Rovers xo

    CJ Rovers
  25. We are so incredibly sorry for your loss. Rosie was a gorgeous little girl. We hope in time the memories you guys made together will be bring you comfort and strength. All our love xx

    Fiona and Anthony Rabl
  26. My deepest condolences to Roses family, may her spirit live on in the memories of her loved ones and peoples hearts she has touched.

    Dirk Planken
  27. Dear Chris and Katrin,
    We never met your beautiful daughter but after reading and hearing all the lovely stories about her we can only imagine that she was truly that beautiful special person that all parents wish for. We are thinking of your hurt and hope and pray that you find the strength through Rose to find happiness in your lives. Our love,thoughts and prayers

    Con and Peta Cannamela
  28. Dear Chris and Katrin,
    My deepest condolences. I wish there were words that could make the day easier. Just know you have the love and support of those around you, and everyone who was lucky enough to cross paths with Rose.

    Simon Phillips
  29. My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your precious ROSE. May God hold you in the palm of his hands and guide you both through this journey of loss. My love to you both. God Bless pauline

    Pauline Grothaus
  30. Chris and Kat that was a beautiful service.

    Rose will be watching over you both and will give you both strength to jump thru all the hurdles

    love you Chops my friend forever.


    Neil Baker
  31. Your beautiful Rose will be around us always, reminding us to spread sunshine and see the best in people. What a privilege it was to know her – we will hold her in our hearts for a lifetime xx

    Proud Family
  32. To Chris and Katrin
    Our hearts are breaking for you and all those that knew Rose and loved her.
    The service was beautiful and you were both so brave and strong. We have been thinking of you both and we hope that knowing people care will help you through the hard days ahead without your beautiful little Rose. She will never be forgotten by all of those that knew and loved her. She is your special little Angel and she’ll always be with you, watching over your and making you smile. ❤❤

    Janine and Roger Trewavis
  33. Our hearts go out to the both of you sending our condolences.
    Rose will be forever missed and in our hearts.

    Much love
    Nikki, Jed , Seth & Rudd

    Nikki fitzgerald
  34. There are no words to describe the heartache and loss, my heart is truly broken for you guys. My thoughts and prayers are and will continue to be with you Katrin and Chris. Rest in peace Rose, you will forever live in all our hearts.

    John Rochford
  35. Dear Chris, Katrin & all the McMahan Clan,
    You have been in our thoughts and prayers constantly. Rose’s legacy will have an effect for many generations to come with the planting of trees and care of the parks. We will think of her every time we see a Rose in the garden, in a bouquet of flowers and with the fragrance in the air.
    All our love,
    Davyd, Alicia & Hamish

    Davyd, Alicia & Hamish Youlden Reid
  36. To my dearest Chris and Katrin
    I am so sad for you both. I have very special memories of beautiful Rose, when we stayed with you. I loved her ability to include a great aunt, whom she didn’t know. I had a wonderful time playing and reading to her, something I will always cherish and hold close in my heart.
    I love you both
    Gina Cook

  37. Kat and Chris, what a beautiful tribute to your beautiful Rose. Perfect ⚘❤
    Sending love and peace to you both. Gaz and Rob xx

    Robyn Bloye
  38. Liebe Katrin, lieber Chris,
    mit Schrecken haben wir von Rose tragischen Unfall gehört. Wir haben Rose auf der Geburtstagsfeier von Chris bei Gerda und Waldemar kurz kennengelernt.
    Die vielen schönen Erlebnisse mit eurer
    Kleinen mögen Euch die Kraft geben den unermesslich schweren Verlust zu ertragen.
    In Gedanken sind wir bei Euch.
    Ute und Andi

    Andreas Kleine
  39. Dear Chris & Katrin,
    We are so very sorry for the great loss of your beautiful daughter Rose.
    In her short life, Rose has touched so many. We will miss her beautiful smile, her shining eyes, her kindness and thoughtfulness. Rose was a wonderful example for both young and old and lived her life with great joy. Rose was a little saint who truely lived a life of love. We feel very blessed to have known and been able to teach Rose and will miss her wonderful encouragement, energy and leadership.
    Wir wählen Team Rose/Team Jesus! xx

    Paul & Jess Carroll
  40. God bless your precious Angel and keep her safe in his arms
    May you find strength in the love and memories of your beautiful Rose.

    Christine Backman (senior) mother in law of Chrissy Weitz-Backman
  41. Dear Chris and Katrin,
    Sending you all our love. We are so deeply saddened by your overwhelming loss of beautiful Rose. We pray that you will find comfort and strength from your love for each other and for Rose. Her memory will be a blessing and her legacy will be significant. All our love,
    Donna, James, Patrick, Kieran, William & Bridget. ❤️

    Donna Cook
  42. Darling Rose,
    It was a privilege to be one of your Grade 2SB teachers. Your love of learning was immense.
    I will never forget you because you truly did ‘Cover Me In Sunshine’.
    Love Mandy Buttnerxxxxx

    Mandy Buttner
  43. Dear Katrin, dear Chris,

    not a day goes by that I don’t think of you and Rose. Her wonderful smile, the warmth in her eyes,
    the way she jumped and ran and giggled at our garden party in Germany, how she loved life
    and radiated joy. I will always remember her that way.

    Rest easy, beautiful girl.

    Bernadette xx

    Bernadette Hamann
  44. Liebe Katrin Lieber Chris
    Liebe Grüße auch von mir zu eurem tragischen Verlust. Ich denke an euch und eure besondere Rose und bin beeindruckt von eurem Abschiedsritual – eine großartige Feier auf und für Rose. Viel Kraft und Liebe für euch Brigitte

    Brigitte Diekmann