*In Memory*

Harold Rose

Harold Rose

Harold J. "Butch" Rose

Harold J. "Butch" Rose, age 73 of Corning, New York passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. He was born on October 13, 1947 in Corning, NY the son of the late LaVerne Rose and Frances Allen Rose. He married Linda Denson on July 8, 1967.

Butch was a very proud grandfather and found great joy in attending his grandchildren's events from sports to dance. He loved cruising and attending car shows in his 1936 Chevy with Linda where he made many lifelong friends that were affectionately known as his Street Rod Family. He was also the neighborhood handyman, fixing just about anything that needed to be fixed. Butch enjoyed hunting with family and friends and was a lifetime National Wild Turkey Federation member. He was co-owner of Victory Highway Sharpening Repair and R and B Denson and Associates (glass repair).

Harold is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Denson Rose; children: Lorrie ( Rich) Evans of Hector, NY, Jason Rose of Corning; 4 grandchildren: Maxwell Evans of Hector, NY, Dylan Rose of Corning, Aubrey Rose of Corning; step grandson: Jason Evans of Jacksonville, FL; brother: LaVerne (JoAnn) Rose of Lindley; sister: Jean Kriner of Big Flats; brother in law: Paul (Dianne) Denson of Corning, Roy( Terri) Denson of Corning; close nephew: Dan (Deb) Rose of Corning, along with several special nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Harold was predeceased by his father and mother in law, Roy and Blanche Denson; sister, Mae VanEttan Cross.

Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning, NY 14830 on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. A private funeral service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to Corning First Baptist 110 E. First Street, Corning, NY 14030
Kind words or fond memories of of Butch can be offered to his family at www,carpentersfuneralhome.com


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Published in The Leader on Nov. 14, 2020.

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11/13/20 11:52 AM #8    

Joseph N. Ruocco

Linda,I would also like to add like to add Teresa's condolences we will always remember the good times we had watching Jason and nick compete together on the athlete fields, it is a memory we will always cherish,we pray for you and your family.🙏

11/13/20 11:53 AM #9    

Davida DeBLASIO (Telehany)

Dear Linda and Family,  Butch and I went to school together since Kindergarten at St. Mary's!  Just a great guy.  He will truly be missed!  Blessings,  Davida

11/13/20 12:22 PM #10    

Christine Lewis (Masterman)

Dear Linda,

I am so sad to learn of Butch's passing. My sincere sympathy to you and your family. I remember the few minutes we had to catch up at our 50th. I especially remember Butch's pride in his "hot rod!" What a cool ride!

RIP Butch - one of the good ones!


11/13/20 01:17 PM #11    

Daniel Gehl

So sorry to hear about Butch, I am up hunting and talked to Butch at Watkins Walmart. Where it seems I always see him on his bus route, we talked about hunting and that he was retiring in January.RIP my friend until we meet again, best to all the family.

11/13/20 01:17 PM #12    

Michael Owdienko

Linda, I'm so sorry to hear about Butch. He will be missed, You and your family will be in our prayers.

11/13/20 11:30 PM #13    

Ronald E. Allison


Terry and I were so surprised and saddened to hear about Butch’s passing. He was such a great guy. Keeping you in our warmest thoughts and prayers  as you navigate this difficult time—and wishing you and your family  hope and healing. Rest In Peace my friend

Ron Allison

11/14/20 10:38 AM #14    

Patricia Galle (Keck)


Linda and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Butch's passing. Butch was always so kind to me duriong High School.  I have such fond and funny memories.  My heart goes out to you and your family.  Patti Galle Keck



11/17/20 10:43 AM #15    

Joseph Giardina

I'm so sad to hear of Butch's passing. We talked last spring at the Wind Mill about getting together and doing some crusing in our vehicles. I'm very sorry for your loss Linda.

11/18/20 11:15 AM #16    

Roger Graham

Linda and family, we were so shocked and saddened to hear of Butch's passing.  We always enjjoyed chatting with you both,  Butch was one of the good guys who you hate to see leave this world too soon.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  Patti and Roger 

11/18/20 12:26 PM #17    

Carol Gaby (Money)

My sympathies to Linda and family for your loss.

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