Gilbert Rose, died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Carol (Gilroy) Rose. He was born in Providence, a son of the late Anthony and Dorothy Rose. Besides his wife he leaves one son, Scott D. Rose and his wife Lisa, one daughter, Melissa Rose-Paquette and her husband Matthew and four grandchildren, Madelyn and Mason Paquette and Alyssa and Alexander Rose. Mr. Rose was a graduate of Bryant College. In 1959 he obtained employment with the City of East Providence, assigned to the Police Department, where he retired after 30 years of service. He served 8 years in the RI Air National Guard, 143rd Air Resupply Squadron, obtaining the rank of Airman First Class. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Sacred Heart Church, Taunton Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to Sacred Heart Day Care, 118 Taunton Avenue, E.P. 02914 would be appreciated.