Rose Mary Stebbins, 89, of New Milford, died Dec. 23, 2010, at Village Crest Health Center in New Milford.

Mrs. Stebbins was born July 10, 1921, in Kent, daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Bigdon) Smyrski.

She was a lab technician at Nestle's Food Co. in New Milford for 26 years, retiring in 1983.

Mrs. Stebbins is survived by a son, Richard Stebbins, of New Milford; two daughters, Connie Miller, of Sugar Creek, Ohio, and Lynn Foltan, of Savannah, S.C.; two sisters, Caroline Chase, of Cookville, Tenn., and Stephanie Lasley, of Stuart, Va.; and two grandchildren, Zack Stebbins and Richard Stebbins.

Private services will take place in late April at the convenience of the family.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford is in charge of arrangement.