From Dryer-Lake Funeral Home:
Arthur Rose, 62, of Mansfield, formerly of Attleboro, passed away on
January 10, 2014 at home with his wife by his side. He was the husband
of Verna (Ratcliffe) Rose to whom he married on August 8, 1975.
Born in Attleboro, MA on April 7, 1951, he was a son of John Rose of Mansfield and the late Getrude J. (Booth) Rose.
Mr. Rose many years at a steel mill in Mansfield, then he was a
maintenance worker at the Norton Glen Apartments in Norton. He then was
self-employed in the flooring/carpeting industry prior to his retirement
Arthur prided himself in talking to and helping others with C.O.P.D.
(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) in an online chatroom.
Mr. Rose loved music; oldies and blues being his favorite. He also
enjoyed fifties dancing and old cars; belonging to the Bristol County
Street Rod Association. Most important to him was his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife of thirty-nine years; Mr. Rose is survived by
two siblings: John Rose and Susan Soldat of Norton; two beloved
grandchildren: Kevin Jason Donohue and Marissa Rose Donohue. He also
leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his two daughters, Cynthia L. Rose and Jill Marie Rose.
Mr. Rose was the son-in-law of the late Dorothy C. Quigg, James T. Ratcliffe and William A. Quigg.
A Graveside Service was held on January 14, 2014 at 11 AM in Spring
Brook Cemetery in Mansfield. Reverand Kelly Thibeault of the First
Congregational Church in North Attleboro officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Rose’s name to
the Hasbro Children’s Hospital-Tomorrow Fund Clinic, 593 Eddy Street,
Providence, RI 02903 or at www.tomorrowfund.org .
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sympathy, please visit an online guest book at
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161
Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.