In Loving Memory of Ellen M. Rose

December 02, 1934
Bayside, Queens, NY
June 13, 2020
Westport, CT
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


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Ellen M. Rose

Ellen M. Rose, age 85, of Westport, beloved wife of the late Reginald Rose, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 13, 2020. Born in Bayside, Queens, NY, the daughter of the late Edward and Katherine McLaughlin, she had been a Westport resident since 1974. Mrs. Rose was a graduate of Converse College in Spartanburg, SC. She was a patron of the arts and numerous feminist and political causes. She loved the music of Mozart, touring museums, and going to theater. She was loved and appreciated by all who were fortunate to know her. She is survived by two sons, Thomas R. Rose of Westport and Christopher E. Rose of Edmeston, NY. The kindness in her eyes, her laugh, and her gentle and generous manner, will be dearly missed. Funeral services will be held privately. To offer an online condolence, please visit

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3 Guestbook Entries for Ellen M. Rose

  1. I will miss seeing you in Barnes & Noble and hearing you tell me I look great – even when I don’t. Rest easy, Ellen.

  2. Aunt Ellen I will always love you and miss you. I hope you and Mama are talking and laughing together in Heaven.

  3. what a lovely, gracious, and spirited soul! she will be missed but always remembered– much love to thomas and all of her family.