John Rose

John A. Rose

Wednesday, May 8th, 1940 - Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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John A. Rose, “Sr.”, 79, of Zieglersville, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Pennsburg Manor. He was the loving husband of Naomi B. (Long) Rose for 54 years until her passing in October of 2017.

He was born in Pottstown on May 8, 1940 to the late Henry and Mazie (Heimbach) Rose.

John was a 1958 graduate of Schwenksville High School and then went on to serve his country in the United States Navy. After being honorably discharged, he became a short order cook for 50 years, starting his career at Hickory Park Restaurant, then Specks Restaurant, and then retiring from the Limerick Diner in 2007.

John was a lifelong member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Obelisk, PA; a member, Past Master and Regional Instructor of the Perkiomen Lodge #595 F&AM; and committee chairman of Boy Scout Troop 105, Schwenksville from approximately 1980 until currently.

Surviving are his son, John A. Rose, Jr.; three brothers: William Rose and wife, Marian; Herman Rose and wife, Joan; and David Rose and wife, Randi; and his sister: Joan Rose.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is predeceased by a brother, Leroy Rose.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville, PA 18041 with the Rev. Paul Chapman officiating. Burial follows in Limerick Garden of Memories. A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. with a Masonic Service at 10:45 a.m.. Offer sympathy to the family at

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Troop 105 Memorial Fund, P.O.Box 91, Zieglerville, PA 19492.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:45am
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 9:30am - 10:45am
    Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home
    EAST GREENVILLE, PA 18041-1414
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    A Masonic Service will be held at 10:45 AM
  • Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 11:00am
    Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home
    EAST GREENVILLE, PA 18041-1414
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    Rev. Paul Chapman
  • Interment

    Limerick Garden of Memories
    44 Swamp Pike
    Limerick, PA 19468
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Donations are being accepted for: Troop 105 Memorial Fund.


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Our deepest condolences to the Rose Family. May you find comfort in the loving memories of your beloved father. Warmest regards, The Hovione Family
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