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Fred L. Rose CHESAPEAKE - Fred L. Rose died at home in Chesapeake Aug. 14, 2009, after a brief illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Janice McCain Rose; loving children: Jennifer Rose Fegan and husband Jeff and three grandchildren, Bryan D. Rose and wife Karen and two grandchildren and one great- grandchild; and Blake D. Rose and wife Rena, all were his most cherished accomplishment. Fred retired last month as first vice president with Scott & Stringfellow Inc. after 41 years in the brokerage industry. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Coastal Cremations is assisting the family with Fred's final wishes.


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Published in The Virginian-Pilot on Aug. 18, 2009.
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August 30, 2009
Janice and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Fred's death. I will always remember the times we shared at Rose family gatherings and when I visited Newport News as a child, his wonderful smile and contagious laugh and the love and support he always showed my Dad. Please know that my love and prayers are with you and your family.

Love,
Jackie Rose Hayes
August 27, 2009
Dear Janice,

You and your extended family and close friends are in our closet prayers. May you find peace in knowing that you have one special Angel with you always and forever. Sorry we will not be able to travel to VA to celebrate Fred's life with you all, you will be in our constant thoughts on Saturday.

Much love and support,
Jessica, Tony, Ava and Leo Antenucci
August 26, 2009
Dear Janice and family, words fail at a time like this....we all share your grief...Fred was one of the greatest guys we ever met, and was a cherished and dear friend...we will miss his face, his infectious laugh, and sharing good times with him...I know he is at peace and now we have another angel whose name we know....lots of love and prayers..Rosalee and Alan
August 26, 2009
Dear Janice & Family
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you today. We pray for your peace as we know that Fred is now at peace. We will miss Fred as he is our Norfolk connection. For years looking at the BB&T and Dominion Towers was looking at Fred. This will not change.
God Bless all of you.

Harry and June Pasquier, Miami, FL
August 26, 2009
Janice & kids -
Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I have always felt so honored to have know and loved Fred. I hope that you will find comfort and joy in the fond memories you have of the happy life he lived.
Tammi Foer
August 26, 2009
Janice & Family
Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I have enjoyed working Fred, he will be missed.
Bill & Tina Cordrey
August 22, 2009
Dear Jennifer and family,]

Please accept my sincere sympathy in the passing of your Father. God bless you as you travel through these sad days. I know your faith will see you through & strengthen you daily.

With love and blessings,
Faye Keenan
August 21, 2009
Janice,
Permit me to add my deepest condolences to those already appearing here.
Dave Spriggs NNHS '64
David Spriggs
August 21, 2009
Janice, Fred was such a dear man and we will all miss him. Take care of yourself and let us know if there is anything we can do for you. We will pray for you to gain some peace and know that Fred loved you very much. We are so sorry that we will miss the celebration of his life. Love, Bob and Sandy
sandy and bob pollock
August 20, 2009
Dear Janice,

I am deeply saddened to hear of Fred's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of working with Fred many years ago (1971-79) and had the pleasure of seeing him again for the first time last fall. He was a fine man that will be greatly missed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda Tremper
August 19, 2009
Janice sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers
Rick Billings
August 19, 2009
Mrs. Rose and family:
I just wanted to tell you that I was sorry to hear about the loss of Fred. I did not know him personally, but work with his daughter-in-law, Karen. My family kept him in prayers when he had surgery and after when he was recovering. Please remember that you and your family are in our prayers. This is a difficult time but remember to lean on the Lord and He will uphold you in His hand. God Bless you.
Sylvia Smith
August 19, 2009
Janice, I am so sad to hear of Fred's passing and I can only imagine your pain. You were such a good friend to me growing up and I still treasure those memories. I'd like to come visit you whenever you are ready. Take care and know that I am here if you need me for anything at all.
Sandi Williams Patrick
August 19, 2009
So sorry for your loss. I particularly enjoyed seeing and being with Janice and Fred at our class reunions. He as a "neat" guy and will be missed. Sincerely, Ron Smith (NNHS/'65)
Ron Smith
August 19, 2009
Tom & I offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire Rose Family. We're very grateful to have had the pleasure of meeting Fred due to Rena & Blake's relationship and later marriage. We'll always remember Fred for his smile, calmness, laughter, gentleness, honesty and loyalty. He surely is greatly missed. God bless all of you.
Tom & Karen Ryan
August 19, 2009
Dear Janice and family,
May God's loving grace embrace and comfort you in your time of mourning.What you and Fred shared,very few ever know.So take peace in the specialness of your relationship and know you are surrounded by love.

Joe Wingo
Joe Wingo
August 18, 2009
Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the entire Rose family during this difficult time. We've only had the pleasure of meeting Fred a couple of times, but know much about the great man he was through Blake and Rena, and know how deeply he was loved and will be missed. God bless!

Bob and Carla Prokop
Carla Prokop
August 18, 2009
To the Rose Family
While we haven't had the opportunity to meet all of you we're sure you're a wonderful group, as one would expect as extensions of Fred and Janice. We held Fred in high regard, and always enjoyed his easy manner as he became a part of any group he touched. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dave and Pam Arnold
Williamsburg
Dave Arnold
August 18, 2009
Blake your pop was the Man, I always thought about how lucky you and your family were to have him. Out of all my friend's fathers, Mr. Rose seemed, to me, to be the best mix of friend and disciplinarian; always willing to let us cut loose, but always there to reign us in (if need be).

The thing I remember most about Mr. Rose, and yes he will always be Mr. Rose to me, was his unrelenting cheerfulness. He always greeted me with a smile and a kind word. Often, he would ask about my future plans and give helpful advice on how to achieve what I would dream up. Few others showed concern as sincerely.

He was truly a asset to the world and he'll be sorely missed by many.
Andrew Harris
August 18, 2009
Blake,
Kathleen's and my thoughts are with you and your family in this time of loss.
Peter Bogatyr
August 18, 2009
Janice...
We are so deeply saddened to learn of Fred's passing. You and he were such a wonderful, loving couple and we have enjoyed every moment we were in your company. Please extend our sympathy to the children and their families. Hope to see you soon.

Walter and Susan
Walter & Susan Carter
August 18, 2009
I have many fond memories of the whole Rose family being so much more than neighbors for all of those years.

Mr. (and Mrs.) Rose was always so genuinely warm & friendly to me and my family. I'll always remember those days as some of the best of my life. Best wishes go out to all of you, R.I.P. Fred.
Larry Bowles
August 18, 2009
Fred was the absolute BEST man anyone could have had as a father-in-law. It saddens my heart so very much to know he is no longer here with us physically, but he will ALWAYS be with us in our hearts and memories, and what wonderful memories we have. Fred was such a caring, honest and gentle man... I can't think of anyone that didn't have respect for him. What a great world this would be if everyone had the integrity and character that he possessed. I miss him greatly!
Karen Rose
August 18, 2009
janie. I have very fond memories of Fred. We always had alot of laughs and fun. I enjoyed working with him at Bache,Pru and S&S.
Gregg Hollidge
August 18, 2009
With deepest sympathy.
Peggy Danner - BB&T
August 18, 2009
so many great times for us together. we have been so lucky to have known him and more so, to have been friends. all our love to janice and your family. the picture of fred, ed and i at his surprise 70th b'day is one of my great memories and stays on my desk.
rob roadarmel
August 18, 2009
I will always remember Fred as "life of the party"... he always had a smile on his face! He is greatly missed but his spirit will be kept alive by all who loved him!
Vikki Ryan
August 18, 2009
Janie and I are saddened with the passing of our friend Fred. We have shared so many evenings together. Janice, no man could have asked for a better wife than you have been to Fred and vice versa. We shared some time together in June and Sandy still remembered her place on my knees sitting on the stairwwell. We shall miss Fred very deeply.
Jerry and Janie Bozeman
August 18, 2009
The Fred Rose Family:

Nancy and I are saddened at the news of the loss of our friend. As his business partner and friend, it can easily be said that he touched many lives with goodness, spirit, a love of life, and integrity. We truly will miss this gentle, good man.
Nancy & Bill
Nancy & Bill Rhode
August 18, 2009
Janice and family,
I was so sorry to learn of Fred's death. It is never easy to lose that huge part of your life. Our joy can be that he is no longer suffering. I can say that because I lost my husband 12 years ago and I know where he is and that he is free from pain. Only God and the closeness of family and friends will get you through these dark hours. You are in my prayers.
Pam Garrett Chalkley
August 18, 2009
I share with the family the sadness of the passing of my friend, Fred
Rose. I knew Fred for many years. I enjoyed his friendship and also being a client. May your memories be enriched by the experiences you
shared.

Sam Saunders
6311 Granby St. #219
Norfolk, Va 23505
Sam Saunders
August 17, 2009
Janice and family,
Don and I are truly saddened to hear about Fred. I have many wonderful memories of you all with Virgie and Chick as well as with Mamie. Please give our love to the children and we hope to see you soon.
Tula Polvadore
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