Charles Rose (1934 - 2016)

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  • "To the Rose family, I'm so sorry to hear of Charlie's..."
    - Jim Brown
  • "Sorry of the passing of your father Gloria."
    - Sharlotte Guyton
  • "The hand basket will never be the same. Thanks Charlie R.!!!"
    - Joyce R
  • "We send our deepest sympathy, love and prayers. I have..."
    - Myretta Shelton
  • "Our heartfelt condolences to the entire Rose family. ..."
    - Terry Ryer
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Charles Franklin Rose, 82, of Hanover, PA, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Dove House in Westminster. Born March 15, 1934 in Cass, WV, he was the son of the late Gertie Elizabeth Gragg and Ruby Woodson Rose. He was the husband of Priscilla Eugenia Rose, his wife of 57 years. Before retiring he was employed as a Baltimore County fireman in Towson and Randallstown where he was known as "Pappy". He was a veteran of the US Navy. He enjoyed camping, was an avid reader, spending winters in Florida and loved playing Words with friends. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Gloria Selby of Hanover, PA, Sharon Little and Jesse of Kill Devil Hills, NC, Michael Rose and Sherri of Hanover, PA, Kelly Rose of Ellicott City, Donna Herring and Todd of Taneytown and Sue Rose of Keymar, a brother Dale Rose, 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter Tammy Rose, son-in-law Michael Selby, brothers Arnold, Ralph, Lee, George and Dennis Rose, and sisters Stella Farrish and Beverly Rose. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 11, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. until service time at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Charles Barnhart officiating. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home
Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 8, 2016
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