Rose Loretta Bast of Bowie, Maryland died on Thursday, November 10, 2011. Rose is the wife of the late Joseph A. Bast. Mother of Thomas J. Bast and his wife Kathleen of Las Vegas, Nevada and Stephen R. Bast and his wife Loretta of Bowie, Maryland. She is also survived by her sister Marian Frank, five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers George, Frank and Raymond Gabel. Family and friends will gather at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Maryland on Monday, November 14, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bowie, Maryland. Interment will be held at a later date at Saint John’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Middle Village, New York.