Jack Henry Gerard Rose
1996 - 2015
FUNERAL HOME
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street
Saugerties, NY
Jack Henry Gerard Rose SAUGERTIES- Jack Henry Gerard Rose, 19, died tragically Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained in a firefighting incident. Born Sept. 13, 1996 in Monterey, Calif., Jack is the son of Gary and Linda (Himberger) Rose. He grew up in Saugerties, attended St. Mary's of the Snow Elementary and John A. Coleman High School in Kingston, N.Y., where he graduated in 2014. Jack was an honors student throughout his years at John A. Coleman High School, a member of the National Honors Society and a varsity member of both the golf and tennis teams. He was an active member of the Mt. Marion Fire Department, where he fulfilled his life-long dream of becoming a firefighter. He has served over 3 years and was recently elected to the rank of Captain. Jack was a rare and fiercely loyal young man. His level of commitment extended to his family, firehouse, friends, studies, and community. From a young age, he made it known that firefighting was his absolute passion. Jack was a compassionate friend who always knew exactly how to lift a friend in need. He was an example to all and will always be remembered for his wicked sense of humor, sweet smile, selflessness, and dedication. In addition to his parents, Jack will be cherished and honored always by his brother, Matthew, sister-in-law, Jessica Lopez Rose, of Saugerties, adored niece, Marley Rose; uncles and aunts, Richard Himberger, Edward and Brigid Walsh Himberger, Peter and Christina Himberger, Kerry Rose, Bonnie Rose, and Donna and Ken Goren; Cousins, Paul, Milo, and Grace Himberger; great-uncle, Henry Furboter; the Furboter family, the Lopez family, his firefighting family, loyal friends and dog, ""Buddy Nelson Rose."" His Funeral Procession will be from 10:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. on the corner of John and Lafayette Streets in Saugerties. Thence to St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Centerville where at 12 Noon his Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Friends will be received Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment with firematic honors will be conducted at St. Mary's Cemetery, Barclay Heights. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude for the outpouring of prayers and support they have received. Donations may be made to The Jack Rose Memorial Fund - Sawyer Savings Bank, 87 Market Street, Saugerties, N.Y., 12477 and www.gofundme.com/captainjackrose Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at www.seamonwilseyfuneralhome.com
Published by Daily Freeman from Dec. 22 to Dec. 24, 2015.
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27
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Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street, Saugerties, NY
Dec
27
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Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street, Saugerties, NY
Dec
28
Funeral
10:00a.m.
Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc.
45 John Street, Saugerties, NY
Dec
28
Mass of Christian Burial
12:00p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
Centerville, NY
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dear gary & linda
no words can take away your loss, our thoughts & prayers are with you
len & nancy sachs robins
len & nancy robins
January 1, 2016
Gary, Linda and family. We are so saddened by the loss of your son Jack. If there is anything we can do to help you in this difficult time, please call on us. May God bless you. R.I.P. Jack Debbie and Bill Mcpeek
Debbie and Bill Mcpeek
December 28, 2015
debbie and bill mcpeek
December 28, 2015
Dear Gary,Please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of your son, Jack. He sounds like he was a very special young man. No words I can say can take away your loss, but may you
Sandra Fondino
December 28, 2015
henry and Cheri sagazie
December 28, 2015
Sorry for your lose he was a good person he is in a better place. He will be missed by all.
December 28, 2015
We will miss you Jack. You were such an honorable young man. You will always be in our prayers.
Andrea ,Russ Macek/Chardavoyne family
December 27, 2015
Gary, Linda, and family I wish I could heal your pain and broken hearts. Forever in my Heart!
melinda Lorne
December 26, 2015
Im so sorry to hear this sad news. Thoughts and prayers for all .
Patricia McNally
December 25, 2015
Please accept my sincere condolences to the family of Captain Jack Rose of Mount Marion Fire Department it is always sad to hear of the death of a fellow fire fighter especially in the line of duty.

Deputy Chief Philip Greer (retired)
Kingston,N.Y. Fire Department
Philip Greer
December 24, 2015
The board of Fire Commissioners and members of the Loch Sheldrake Fire District and Company extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of CAPTAIN JACK ROSE. We pray that you may gain comfort and solace from the brotherhood of FIRE FIGHTERS both in New York and around the Country.

Larry Kramer
Chaplain LSFD
Commissioner LSFD
December 24, 2015
You are a true hero. Rest in peace always. May the love and support of family and friends aid everyone during this difficult time.
Phillip. Walter Johnson
December 24, 2015
Rest in peace brother. We have it from here. From your brothers and sisters of the Port Ewen Fire Department and Town of Esopus Ambulance Squad
Sean Brandt
December 24, 2015
Sorry to hear of your loss.Having had the fire dept.at our house a few years back we saw how dangerous fighting house fires can be and how selfless fire fighters are.Our condolences to the family and friends of this fine young man.
Mike and Cindy saporito
December 23, 2015
R.I.P.jack you will not be forgotten
Dixine Wood
December 23, 2015
Ronald Bravo sr.
December 23, 2015
We share in your sorrow and are praying for you all at this difficult time. May God Bless you with strength in family and faith.
Sheila Pavlidis
December 23, 2015
Linda, Gary, and Family, so very sad to here of Jack's passing, please except my sincere thoughts, know that you are in my prayers, and may this fine young man, Son, Brother, Uncle, Family man, Friend, Community Servant, Fireman, Role Model, Hero, and Beautiful Being, rest in God's perfect and eternal peace, and may his community never forget, and remember in gracious gratitude always, the years of unconditional service of and by Captain Rose, including, His ultimate Service and Sacrifice, and praise His memory, for the true life Hero and role model, that He was, RIP.
Bobby Swingle
December 23, 2015
Gary, Linda & family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Sandy
Sandy Terpening
December 23, 2015
Dave & Steph Ryan
December 22, 2015
Rest in Peace Captain Jack. From a past fire Captain of SFD#2 (64-C2)
M L
December 22, 2015
Matt Wiedemann
December 22, 2015
Gary and Linda I'm so sorry for the loss of your son, you are in my thoughts and prayers.RIP Jack
Brenda (Brink) Meeks
December 22, 2015
As a past Fire Chief of the Saugerties Fire Department sorry to hear of Jack's passing. His family is in my prayers.
Peter Karashay
December 22, 2015
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