Harold Bartlette "Bart" Rose, 93, died Friday, March 8, 2013 at his home in Barefoot Bay. Harold was born on Block Island, Rhode Island and came to Barefoot bay in 1978 from Jericho, Vermont.
Bart served his country in the Pacific Theater of WWII in the U.S. Navy. During his professional career he owned and operated Chittenden Mills Service Station in Vermont. He was a member of the McDonough Masonic Lodge #26 in Jericho, VT, the Elks Lodge of Sebastian, FL, the DAV of Palm Bay, the Barefoot Bay Gold and Country Club, and a former member of the Moose Lodge of Sebastian. While in Jericho, Bart and his wife owned horses and he is a past-president of the horse club there.
Bart is survived by his wife Marietta "Mimi" with which he shared 69 years of marriage. He is also survived by his nieces, Jan Larry-Mulcahy, Sandy Green, and Susan Rose, his nephews Irv, Marsh, and Fred Rose, and John and Alan Douglas, as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 2-4p.m. Sunday March 17, 2013 at Fountainhead Funeral Home in Palm Bay. Services will be at 2p.m. Monday March 18, 2013 in the funeral home chapel followed by committal with military honors at Fountainhead Memorial Park.