Samuel J. Rose Dies In Peoria

Samuel J. Rose, 78, former Astoria area resident, died late Saturday night at his home in Peoria following an illness of several years.

Mr. Rose was born May 1, 1890 in Fulton County, a son of Stewart and Etta Dutton Rose.

He was a carpenter and was a member of the Marbletown Church and a 50-year member of the Astoria Masonic Lodge.

He married Flossie Farwell July 5, 1913. She survives with two daughters, Mrs. Nina Howe of Lewistown and Mrs. Meryle Briney of Summum; three sons, Robert Rose of Peoria, Max Rose of Sacramento, Calif., and Stanley Rose of Morton; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Austin Hamm of Browning and Mrs. Winter Ray of Astoria. One son and one brother are deceased.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Dr. Hiram VanCleve officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Masonic services were conducted at the Memorial Home Monday evening.


Published in the Astoria Argus-Searchlight on 1/22/1969

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