Eugene F. Rose, Sr., age 75, of Caton, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Eugene was born on May 15, 1942 in Addison, NY. He was the son of the late Glenford L. and Angelina (Pozzi) Rose. He married Debra M. Comfort on February 19, 1983 at their home in Caton.
He was employed by Corning Inc., retiring in 1998 and he had received his 50 year pin. Eugene loved his "red" motorcycle, country music, especially jamborees and spending time with his loving friends and family. He was a "jokester" and had a wonderful sense of humor that he shared with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife: Debra M. Rose; four daughters: Surene (Edward) Shauger, Lori (Carley) Card, Jean (Jim Atkinson) Rose and Jessica (Christopher) Gerow; one son: Eugene F. (Suzanne) Rose, Jr.; sisters: Carol Davis, Barb Swarthout and Darlene (Ronald) Stone; two brothers: Donny (Linda) Rose and Glenford (Kathy) Rose, Jr.; grandchildren: Ashley Dyer, Holly Brooks, Carl Card, Christopher Card, Samantha Comfort, Robbie Card, Joshua Rose, Amanda Fullam, Vanessa Fullam, Dillon Rose, Hayley Cornish, and Chloe Gerow; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Eugene was predeceased by his brother, Gerald Rose.
It was Eugene's wish that there be no formal funeral services. A celebration of Eugene's life for friends and family will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the Corning VFW, 281 Baker St., Corning, NY 14830.
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