Calvert Anthony (Tony) Ritzema Rose

December 1, 1952 – September 9, 2011

The family of Tony Rose announces the passing of our Brother, Father, Uncle and Friend . Tony was born and raised in Vernon. His lifelong struggles finally at an end, he fell alseep at his home in Vancouver where he had lived for many years. Survived by his brother Geoffrey (Jeanne) Rose, his sister Shannon Rose Walton, his son Timothy Mortensen and many nieces , and nephews. Tony was predeceased by his father, Calvert Rose, his mother Margaret Rose, and his sister, Bonnie Bray. Tony truly touched many lives with his enthusiasm & determination, his ever present sense of humour and his passion for poetry. The immediate family will gather for a private service. Condolences can be sent to

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