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Edwin Rose

June 17, 1924 ~ February 8, 2018 (age 93)
Edwin Rose
Resident of Martinez
June 17, 1924 - February 8, 2018
Edwin passed away Thursday afternoon of complications from Congestive Heart Failure. His easy going and generous nature, along with his love and guidance, touched those who knew him. Ed was a graduate of Alhambra High School, class of 1943. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a M.P. in the European Theater with the 505th Military Police Battalion. He was involved in the liberation of the Buchenwald Death camp and witnessed it's atrocities. He was honorably discharged in 1946. He returned home to Martinez and attended Diablo Valley College and studied Drafting and Architecture. Ed work for the Shell Oil Company in Martinez for 38 years. In 1956 Edwin married Dorothy and they remained the happy couple until her death in 1996. In his retirement years he enjoyed Grand-parenting, square dancing and travel. Edwin is survived by his son Edwin A. and his wife Diane, and grandchildren Nicole and Trevor Rose. Edwin will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Family and Friends are invited to a visitation on Thursday, Feb.15th from 4:00~8:00 PM w/Vigil at 7PM at Connolly & Taylor and funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb.16th at 10:30 am. at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Martinez with interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

 Service Information

February 15, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Connolly & Taylor
4000 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez, CA 94553

February 16, 2018

10:30 AM
St. Catherine of Siena
1100 Estudillo Street
Martinez, CA 94553


Queen of Heaven Cemetery
1965 Reliez Valley Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

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