Forest Rose

September 18, 1933 - May 30, 2020

Visitation: No Visitation

Service: Private


Age 86, of Gibsonia, formerly of Bethesda, MD., passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Born Sept. 18, 1933, son of the late Charles and Annie Rose.
Beloved husband of the late Donna Rose; loving father of Michelle Conley (Ned); Proud grandfather of Brendan (Anna), Shane (Amy), Quinn (Alyssa) and Brianne (Eric) Conley Kordenbrock; Devoted great-grandfather of Adeline, Landon, Harlow, and Grayson Conley. Forest devoted his whole life to the service of others. First as a soldier in the army during the Korean War, then in his career with the government’s Hire the Veteran program in Washington, DC. He was a fierce advocate for civil rights, veterans, and animals. He led our family with a quiet strength that we will all strive to emulate. “Well done my good and faithful servant.” Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to hireourheroes.com. Professional arrangements entrusted to Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry.

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