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Obituary for Robert J. Rose

August 27, 1928 - January 27, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 89

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Robert J. Rose, 89, a resident of Avon Lake for the past 51 years, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Ames Hospice, Westlake, following a short illness. Robert was born August 27, 1928 in Monroeville, OH.

Robert served in the United States Army from 1950-1953, earning the rank of Sergeant 1st Class, while stationed in Germany, during the Korean War. He worked as a tinsmith for General Motors, Elyria for 34 years, retiring in 1990. Robert was a member of St. Joseph Church, Avon Lake and American Legion Post 211, Avon Lake. He dabbled in woodworking but it really was spending time with friends and family that gave him the greatest joy.

Robert is survived by children Dave Rose (Gwenn), Jeff Rose, Linda Cowin (Mark) and Tom Rose (Valerie) and his special friend Dorothy Brooks. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and sister Irene Bishop. He is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Mary J. (nee Pooch), an infant son Bobby, siblings Virginia and Don and parents Ralph and Louise (nee Rock) Rose.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ames Hospice House, 30080 Hospice Way, Westlake, OH 44145. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd., Avon Lake, Wednesday, January 31, from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Thursday at 9:15am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake at 10:00am. Interment with military honors will follow at Elmhurst Park Cemetery, Avon. www.buschcares.com 440-933-3202

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