John Rose, Sr.

John Rose, 86, of Wilann Circle passed away Monday October 12, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He was the husband of Marie M. (Reis) Rose to whom he was married for 65 years. Born June 24, 1929 in East Providence he was a son of the late Anthony and Mary (Perry) Rose. Mr. Rose was a truck driver for Hemingway Transportation before retiring. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 251, Past President and member of the Riverside Sportsman’s Association and a member of the Fox Point Bowling Team. Besides his wife he leaves three daughters, Gail Rose Davis of Cumberland, JoAnn Rose of Florida and Rosemarie DeWolf of Florida, one son, John Rose, Jr. of Rumford, three grandchildren, Kristina Albrecht, RJ Perry and Rachel Elizabeth Rose, one great grandchild, Jacob Victor Perry, two brothers, Joseph and Henry Rose. He was the brother of the late Anthony Rose, Anna Evans, Mae Maceda and Olive Silva. His funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to Riverside Sportsman’s Association, P.O. Box 15301, Riverside, RI 02915 would be appreciated.


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