Lionel Rose

1948-2011 (Age 62)




Lionel Rose passed away at the age of 62. The obituary was featured in Herald Sun on May 8, 2011, Legacy on May 8, 2011, Herald Sun on May 9, 2011, and Herald Sun on May 10, 2011.

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Australia's true world champion boxer and a true man among men in life. A beloved friend to my Uncle Alf Mizzi. Remaining in the hearts of many eternally. Thanks for the memories champ.

Brian, leah, tony, joe, pete, mick, brownie, alfie, we all miss ya slim xo luv to michael and jenny xo

I loved you from the moment you started to box.I was only twelve & followed you ever since. I liked how you stood for your people & you never forgot them. You put them on the map, you show Australians that we could all be united together. God Bless You Lionel, R.I.P
Mary Spiteri a devoted fan, my wish would have been to meet you.
You have made alot of people proud.

R.I.P Lionel Rose

You really were the rose against the odd's lionel. Forever missed and what a legacy to leave. Loved for eva brian (dodge) leah and all the boys from the bunker. Good times had slim xo

a man who will surely be missed

You brought much joy to my life. I am sorry you were called to heaven too early

R.I.P.Lionel a memory never forgotten.

We regret the passing of Lionel, an inaugural inductee and Legend of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame.
Deepest sympathy to Jenny, Michael and the Rose Family.
President, Committee and members of the ANBHOF.