Donald Lewis Rose

July 17, 1946 - April 13, 2020

Funeral Details: To Be Held at a Later Date

Donald Lewis Rose passed away suddenly on April 13, 2020 at the age of 73.

Don is survived by his wife Heather Rose. Children Sarah Bruno, Brad & Kristianna Duchemin, and Amy & Brittny Duchemin. His grandchildren Vrindavani, Chanelle, Cobin and Leah.

Don was born in England on July 17, 1946 to Glady and Lewis Rose. His family moved to Canada shortly after, when he was only six months of age.  Don moved to Orillia in 1973 and met his wife Heather Rose in 1988, who he married in July of 1990. Don co-founded and worked at Rose Printing in Orillia from 1998 until he retired in 2015. Don enjoyed many things in life from boating and RV trips, to his beloved dogs Timmie and the late Abigail. What Don enjoyed most of all was the company of his many friends that he had made throughout his lifetime.  Don will be remembered for his sense of humour and his kindness he showed towards everyone. His family and friends will miss him until the end of time and he will always be in their hearts.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date when it is safer to do so.  In lieu of flowers and all donations a GoFundMe page has been made in his honour to help support this event and his family that he has left behind. Please click on the link to make a donation.

Thank you, every bit helps and is greatly appreciated.


5 Condolences
  • Joy Ward
    Posted on: Thursday, April 23, 2020 Reply


    So sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength and comfort in your memories.

    Joy and Ernie

  • Wende & Barry Stirtzinger
    Posted on: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Reply

    Our thoughts & prayers are with the family in this time of loss. We will alway remember Don. Such a wonderful man & always had that smile. Loved his hugs & his great since of humor. Memories will last forever & but we will miss Don forever also. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  • John Bell
    Posted on: Thursday, April 30, 2020 Reply

    Am saddened and shocked at the passing of your lovely Don. He was the consumate gentleman, positive and upbeat with all he met. He is gone too soon and will be missed a lot in our community and beyond. Our thoughts are with you.

  • Doug Bell
    Posted on: Friday, May 1, 2020 Reply

    So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. My deepest sympathy’s to all his family.
    Doug B

  • Linda Hall
    Posted on: Thursday, May 7, 2020 Reply

    I just found out of Don’s passing and I’m very sorry for your loss Heather. I worked for Don for many years as you know at Rose Printing and we had some good laughs together. He was a very kind and patient individual.
    Don will truly be missed by all who knew him. Once again my sincerest condolences.

    Linda Hall

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