ROSE, Duncan Douglas
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a dear husband, father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather, Duncan Douglas Rose, on July 26, 2015, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, with his loving family by his side.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Stevenson) Rose. Duncan made a career in the concrete construction field and was employed by Jack Bonaparte Construction. He was well known for having the most level, polished concrete floors in all Cape Breton. “If you dropped a marble — it wouldn’t roll; sort to speak.” Golf was a sport he enjoyed and belonged to a club while in Ontario. Duncan enjoyed playing his guitar; especially to his three girls. He and his wife, Lilo, celebrated their 50th anniversary a month prior to his death. Joy for Duncan was family and laughter, and right to the end he was not ready to leave.
Left to mourn are his wife, the former Lieselotte ‘Lilo, Liz’ Reichert; three daughters, Monica (Randy), Debbie (Bobby) and Jennifer (Ryan). Also surviving are his grandchildren, Ryle ( Jill), JD (Nicole), Tessa, Amado, Adia, Samuel, Macklen and Aden; great-grandchildren, Miah and Tobias; nephew, John (Tracey, children Sarah and Hayley), John was the only son he knew. Duncan was also survived my many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Duncan was predeceased by his sister, Betty; brothers, John, Billy, Bobby, David and Murray. Duncan was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rev Sheldon Chant officiating.
Memorial donations in memory of Duncan may be made to An Cala, palliative care in Cape Breton.
Online condolences can be sent to email@example.com.
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