Joseph Conrad Rose, age 55, of Newark, DE passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Seasons Hospice.
Born in Washington D.C, he was the son of Ronald L. Rose and the late Mary Ann (Buczynski). He graduated from the University of Delaware with his bachelor’s degree and went on to graduate from Wilmington University with his master’s degree. Joseph worked in management at the corporate offices of Planned Parenthood in Santa Barbara, California before returning home to Delaware and teaching classes at Cecil County Community College. Joseph also wrote and published a book called Jonathan’s Omega. Joseph was predeceased by his mother in 2008.
Joseph is survived by his father, Ronald L. Rose of Newark, DE; his brothers and their spouses, Ronald L. Rose Jr. and Monica of Newark, DE and William Gregory Rose and Diane of Cecil County, MD; his aunt and uncle who he was particularly close to, Dean and Sharon Rose of Virginia Beach, VA; and many additional aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Rd. Suite 100 Silver Spring, MD 20910. Online condolences may be made at mealeyfunerahomes.com