Michael R. Rose, 66

FULTON, NY – Michael R. Rose, 66, of Volney, NY, passed away Tuesday February 21, 2017, after a long illness at Oswego Hospital, Oswego NY.

Michael R. Rose
Michael R. Rose

He was born in Fulton, to the late Howard and Sonia (Tugaw) Rose Sr.

He remained a lifetime resident of the Fulton and Volney areas.

Mr. Rose was a United States veteran having served in the Army from 1971-1973.

He was known to his family and friends as someone who enjoyed being a hard worker.

Mr. Rose was past employed with Nestles Co, Fulton.

He owned and operated Mike’s Auto Repair, Volney, for several years.

Mr. Rose was a past member of the Fulton Elks Lodge, Pathfinder Rod & Gun Club, and the local American Legions.

His favorite pastimes were eating, and he loved going out to eat.

He also enjoyed snowmobiling, tow trucking, boating, traveling to his camps and using his RV.

Mr. Rose is survived by his wife, Ann Rose of Volney; five children: Michael (Rebecca) Rose II of Oswego, Melissa (David) Holmes of Fulton, Heather (Ryan) Smith of Fulton, David Rose of Central Square, NY and Kimberly Rose of Fulton; four siblings: Howard Rose Jr., of Baldwinsville, NY, Roxanne Ingleston of Texas, Leslie Seeley of Rochester, NY and Melody Ann Squitieri of Florida; six grandchildren: Rachel, Caleb, Kaylee, Addison, Alexa and Mikey III; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Monday, February 27, at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, with Rev. John Coleman officiating.

Burial will be held privately.

Calling hours will be conducted 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.


  1. RIP Mike … You will always be in our hearts. Keep your wings spread over your family and keep smiling down on us all. May you find peace and happiness on the other side. We love you.
    My thoughts are with everyone during this difficult time. Let those memories keep smiles on your faces and warmth in your hearts.
    Love Aunt Becky & Uncle John

  2. Sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. May you rest in piece. My dad “Ernie” thought a lot of Mike.
    Sherry (Brewer) and Tom Buckingham

  3. So sorry to hear this Mike was a child hood friend and always had a smile on his face,rest in peace!

  4. My heart is broken Mike, you left us way to early. You will be so missed. But it gives me comfort to know you are with Mom and Dad now and that you are not in any more pain!! Untill we meet again, I love you Bro!! <3

  5. I will miss you my friend ?
    My heart is so heavy to hear you’re gone. We had so much fun. You always were ready to help anyone in need no matter what the circumstances were. I love you my friend. I will cherish our members always.
    No more pain, spread your wings and soar like an eagle.
    Till we meet again my buddy

  6. Although no words of sympathy
    Can ease the loss you bear,
    Still may you find some comfort
    In the thought that others care.

  7. Thinking of you,
    especially now…
    and hoping
    that time
    will bring peace
    to comfort your sorrow.

  8. wow was shocked to see the loss of a friend Mike was a great guy we enjoined a few meals together as we both liked to eat rip my friend and raise some hell up there bud

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