Walden, NY

Roger W. Rose, Sr. of Walden, passed away on February 26, 2008 with his family by his side. He was 58

He was born in Suffern, NY, on April 13, 1949 to Joseph and Matilda Rose.

He was retired from Times Square Stage Lighting from Stony Point, NY. Roger was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son-in-law, uncle, and friend. He loved country music, fishing, and his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda of 29 years; and son, Roger Wesley and wife, Mary Ann of Wallkill, NY. He will be missed dearly by his grandchildren: Ariel, Savannah and Christopher; his father-in-law, Howard Fisher; his mother-in-law, Caroline Fisher of Walden, NY; his sisters, Wanda Rose, Brenda Rose, Beverly Rodriguez, Marlene Oliver; brother, Wayne Rose, sisters-in-law, Cynthia Muise and her husband, Randy of Wallkill, Melissa DeGrote and her husband, Rodney of Walden, Cheryl Osborne and her husband, Warren of Buffalo; and several nieces and nephews. Roger was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Matilda Rose, and his brothers, Joseph, Carl, and Gene.

Visitation hours will be held Thursday, February 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Funeral Services being held at 8:30 p.m. at the DeWitt Funeral Home, 64 Center St., Pine Bush, NY, with the Rev. Robert Hewitt officiating. Cremation will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.

Arrangements by DeWitt Funeral Home, 845-744-2787.