Jackson (Jack) Rose
Jackson (Jack) Rose, 87, of Manasquan died on November 9, 2008, at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center of Neptune. Born at home in Garrison, he remained a resident of Garrison, before moving to Manasquan in 1995.
Mr. Rose served with the United States Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945 as an Engineer with Company C 2830th Combat Battalion. A member of the gun crew, he was assigned to the 40mm gun. Mr. Rose served in the campaigns in Ardennes, Central Europe; Normandy, Northern France, and Rhineland. During his military service he received the American Service Medal; European African Middle Eastern Service Medal; the Good Conduct Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.
Following his discharge from the Army, Mr. Rose was employed as a Carpenter/Master Craftsman with the carpenters local of New York building many fine homes in the New York area until his retirement in 1995. During his retirement Mr. Rose enjoyed a daily game of golf, walking the entire 18- hole course until two years ago. He also enjoyed gardening, supplying his family, neighbors, and friends with a hearty supply of fresh vegetables. Mr. Rose was also a member of the Rt. 35 senior bowling league.
Mr. Rose is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Helen Adams Rose, his loving daughter Jacqueline Vogel and her husband Richard of Allenwood, NJ, along with several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, November 11, at the Johnson - McGinley Funeral Home, 2652 Highway 138, Wall, New Jersey ( adjacent to the Rt. 18 north entrance). On Wednesday, November 12, at 11am funeral services will be offered at the funeral home with Pastor Steven Wisner of St. Michaels Episcopal Church of Wall officiating, entombment with military honors to follow at Monmouth Memorial Park Rt. 33 West, Tinton Falls.
Please omit flowers; donations in memory of Mr. Rose can be made to the American Cancer Society 1035 Hooper Avenue Toms River, NJ 08753 or Meridian Hospice 1340 A. Campus Parkway, Neptune, NJ 07753.
For directions or to send a note of condolence to the family, visit www.johnsonmcginleyfuneralhome.com.