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John Rose

August 31, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

ROSE, John Allen, 64, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013, in the East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH.

He was born on January 26, 1949, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Charles and Margaret Hoffman Rose.

John retired from the West Virginia-Ohio Motor Sales in the Parts Department; was a member of the St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church and a U.S. Navy veteran.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Rose.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Carolyn Sue Byard Rose; a son, Scott A. Rose and his wife, Jane of Wheeling; a daughter, Melanie S. Wright and her husband, Ken of Weirton; three grandchildren, Tyler Wright, Lexie Wright and John Rose; a brother, Robert W. Rose and his wife, Patty of Wheeling.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, where services will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend R. Paul Schafer officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 141 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV 26003.

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