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Norton Obituary: Arthur Rose

Remembering Arthur Rose

Arthur Rose. Dryer-Lake Funeral Home
Arthur Rose. Dryer-Lake Funeral Home
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 in 2000.

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 .

For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200

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