ROSE: Les……

With heavy hearts, the family of Charles Leslie “Les” Rose announces his sudden passing on Saturday November 24, 2018 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Rita (Capitano) Rose for 35 years. Loving father of Meaghan Higgins (Jason), and Heather Rose. Proud Papa of Mira, Zeya, Ethan, Bain, Kale and Reid. Cherished brother of Denise Soall (and best friend Mark). Dear brother in-law to Vic Capitano (Denise), Cathy Quick (Doug), Bernie Capitano (late Rowena), Phil Capitano (Debbie), Trish Andrew, Terri Capitano (Tim), John Capitano (Cathy), Don Capitano (Sharon), and Susan Fletcher (Scott). Adored “Uncle Les” to many nieces, nephews and families. Survived by special mother in-law Catherine “Kay” Capitano. Predeceased by his parents Dennis and Margaret Rose and father in-law Vic Capitano Sr. Les was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived along the Promenade of Portabello beach. His family moved to London, Ontario in 1966. He had a lengthy career of 37 years with Canada Post and was an avid soccer player with a semi-professional career at the German Canadian Club. Les was a proud Scotsman who regularly enjoyed meeting friends at the pub. He had an open heart for everyone he met and will be fondly remembered by many special friends. Over the years he enjoyed cooking, gardening, curling, times around the pool and being at the cottage with family. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 1 – 3pm, at the German Canadian Club, 1 Cove Road, London. Please wear your favourite soccer jersey (or any sports jersey), something Scottish or plaid if you wish. If desired, memorial donations at a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at

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